Man shot and killed in mid Long Beach

On Tuesday at 4:16 PM., Long Beach police officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 700 block of Cerritos Avenue.

When LBPD officers arrived they located a male adult victim deceased in the alley, with a gunshot wound to his upper torso said LBPD Detective Jennifer Arzola.

The Long Beach Fire Department determined the male adult victim deceased at the scene. Suspect information and motive is unknown at this time, homicide detectives were on-scene.

The investigation is ongoing 

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is urged to contact LBPD Homicide Detail at (562) 570-7244 or anonymously through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting