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One man shot & killed in a robbery in Long Beach's East Village


LBPD is investigating the murder of a man who was shot Thursday afternoon, September 10th, while inside his car in an apparent robbery

Details: At roughly 12:30 p.m, LBPD officers were sent to the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue, concerning a shooting that resulted in one adult male's death. According to the police, when the officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a man in the driver's seat of a car suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

  • The victim received aid from a passenger until officers arrived and started life-saving measures; unfortunately, the victim later died at the hospital.

  • Investigators think three suspects were robbing the victim and one of the suspects shot the victim sometime during the altercation. According to Streaming562, the victim crashed into a street pole after being shot.

  • A rifle was discovered near the 500 block of E. 5th Street and arrested the suspects in the 600 block of Long Beach Blvd.

The suspects:

LBPD detectives announced the arrested of three suspects in connection with this case:

  • Mykeel Tucker Peddycoat, 23 years old and a resident of Long Beach, was booked for murder and is being held on $2,000,000 bail.

  • Branden Charles Wilson, 28 years old and a resident of Long Beach, was booked for murder and is being held on $2,000,000 bail.

  • Ayana Denae Powell, 19 years old and a resident of Long Beach, was booked for murder and is being held on $2,000,000 bail.