(August 29, 2006) -- A shooting in the 1800 block of Lime Ave. has taken the life of a 14 year old male.
In a written release, LBPD says that on August 25, the victim "was part of a group that had been involved in a physical confrontation over personal property. At the conclusion of the confrontation a male subject allegedly threatened to shoot the opposing group members. A short time later, a suspect who wasn't part of the confrontation, returned and allegedly fired at the group"...and these shots fatally struck the victim in the back.
LBFD paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect fled the shooting scene in an unknown vehicle.
LBPD asks anyone with information contact Homicide Detectives Russ Moss or Terri Hubert at (562) 570-7244.