|(August 11, 2016, 8:03 p.m.) -- Long Beach police and firefighters responded to two locations -- one in Central Long Beach, the other at the "top of the town" -- to shootings that left victims with what are described as "non-life-threatening" wounds.
In initial information, LBPD Public Information Officer Marlene Arrona tells LBREPORT.com:
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On Aug. 11 at about 5:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 200 block of 69th Way (9th district). Arriving officers determined an occupied vehicle and a man (adult) were struck; LBFD transported the victim to a hospital with an injury described as appearing to be "non-life-threatening." The suspect is outstanding and LBPD's investigation is ongoing.
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Seven minutes later at about 5:47 p.m., LB officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of East 11th St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. (6th dist.). Arriving officers found a male juvenile victim with a gunshot wound. LBFD transported him to a local hospital; his injury is described as appearing to be "non-life-threatening."
The suspect is outstanding; LBPD's investigation is ongoing.
2014 to date: Red Xs=homicides; Blue Xs= shootings, person wounded; Brown Xs=shots fired at victim(s), not hit; Purple Xs=shots at occupied residence/vehicle; Green Xs= shots at unoccupied vehicle/residence; Grey Xs=shots fired (no hit, no target identified); Orange X's=non-fatal stabbings. Map is unofficial. A separate map (not shown here) indicates add'l shootings in NLB.
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