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What We Know So Far About the Dual Weekend Shootings.




Here's What We Know So Far:

Police are investigating two shootings that happened over the weekend, the two murder scenes are a a mile in a half away from each other.


Details of the July 20th Shooting:

  • On Saturday, July 20th just about 11pm, L.B.P.D arrived at the 1100 block of East 10th Street in Eastside Long Beach, after gunshots where reported in the area. Police discovered a women with a gun shot wound in her chest. The victim was quickly transported to a nearby hospital, but later died due to her wounds.

  • According to a LBPD, detectives think the perpetrates were firing a gun nearby and a stray bullet struck the victim.

  • The victim has been identified as Long Beach resident Genoveva Rivera Robles, she was a 59-year-old and the suspect is unknown at this time.

Details of the July 21st Shooting:

  • According to LBPD, on Sunday, July 21st, at 2:00 am police arrived at the 1200 block of Molino Avenue in Eastside Long Beach, to support LBFD and found a dead male victim with a gunshot wound to his upper body and later died at a nearby hospital.

  • Detectives think the victim had some-sort of argument with another person or persons, which ended in the death of the unidentified victim.

  • The motive of the shooting in unknown at this time, but investigators do think the killing is gang-related.

Mayor Garcia Reacts: