Update: Long Beach Police Department has released preliminary information regarding this incident. At approximately 2:01 p.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of E. 10th Street regarding a shooting. Through their investigation, officers determined a male adult victim was shot in the area of the 900 block of Gardenia Avenue.
The victim sustained gunshot wounds to the lower body, was transported by Long Beach Fire to a local hospital, and is in stable condition. Officers located evidence, including casings. No other injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a male adult, last seen driving westbound on 10th Street in an unknown vehicle. At this time, the motive is unknown. Gang detectives responded to the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
Original Story: LONG BEACH, CA – A shooting incident has occurred at 10th Street and Cherry Avenue. Long Beach Police Department and Long Beach Fire Department are currently on the scene.
Information provided indicates one male victim has suffered a gun shot wound to the lower body. No suspect information is currently available. The victim was conscious at the scene and spoke with officers about the shooting; which may have occurred in a different location.
We will update this story with more information as it comes in. Please avoid the area if possible.
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