• Matt Esnayra

Two were arrested after a shooting near a mini-market in Willmore

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Long Beach Police say two people are in custody following a shooting near a mini-market in the Willmore neighborhood afternoon Thursday.


LBPD spokesperson Brandon Fahey tells the Modern Times, police officers were sent to the area of 8th Street and Chestnut Avenue at about 12:36 p.m regarding a call about gunfire.

  • Upon arrival, officers found evidence that a shooting did occur and would later locate a vehicle in the area matching the suspect vehicle description.

  • Police would apprehend two male suspects, but the motive for the shooting is under investigation. No injuries occurred.

  • A blue sedan, surrounded by police cars on Locust Ave, would be placed on a flatbed truck. LBPD gang detectives are investigating the shooting.

🚔: LBPD spokesperson Richard Mejia told MTLB, "The suspect’s vehicle is confirmed to be a blue sedan and it was subsequently towed."

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