Possible Gang-Related Murder Last Night Investigation On-Going

Possible gang-related murder occurred last night at approx. 11:40 p.m., at the 1200 block of Chestnut Avenue, however, motive has not yet been determined. Officers were dispatched regarding a shooting, which resulted in the death of a male adult. When officers arrived, they located the victim on the sidewalk, who had been struck in the upper torso by gunfire. The victim was determined deceased at the scene. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office is determining the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LBPD Homicide Detectives Sean Irving or Ben Vargas at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)