Authorities Identify Long Beach Man Killed in Saturday Shooting

Saturday night around 11:30pm Long Beach Police Department was called to the area of 7th Street and Orange Avenue regarding a possible shooting. When officers arrived they found a male adult victim with gunshot wounds to his upper torso. The Long Beach Fire Department determined the victim to be deceased.

The victim has been identified as Jonathan Sandoval-Aleman a 23 year old resident of Long Beach. Friends identify him as a talented up-and-coming rapper Johnny Hash.

Vigil for Up-and-Coming Rapper Johnny Hash. A candle light vigil has been growing since the incident on Orange and 7th street.
Long Beach Local News on Monday, August 14, 2017

Long Beach Police Homicide detectives arrived to the scene and it is unknown at this time if the incident is gang related, the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detail at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting