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(March 3, 2017) -- As flashed on our front page on March 1, two men were shot -- one of whom did not survive -- in the area of 48th St. just west of LB Blvd.
In March 2 release, LBPD says that shortly after 7 p.m. March 1 at roughly 7:04 p.m., LB police were dispatched to an unknown trouble call in the area of LB Blvd/48th Street and arrived to find two victims with gunshot injuries. LBFD transported a man (adult) in stable condition to a hospital and also determined a man (adult) deceased at the scene. Image above right: 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 Central LB.
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The decedent's identity is pending release by the Coroner's office; LBPD says a motive for the shooting is unknown and its investigation is ongoing.
The double shooting occurred at virtually the same time as Police Chief Robert Luna and LBPD South Div. Lt. Coy were speaking at a public meeting organized by 1st dist. Councilwoman Gonzalez to discuss public safety. Earlier the same day (Mar. 1), the 1st district had two shootings: one shortly before 5 a.m (area PCH/710 fwy, victim had non-life-threatening wounds) and a second in the 1 p.m hour in the 1200 block of Chestnut Ave. (unoccupied vehicle struck, no person hit.)
Aug. 30: Man (adult) is shot -- and killed -- in the area of Hile Ave. north of 16th St. The area is just west of Temple Ave., about three blocks north and a bit west of LB's iconic "Joe Jost's." (4th dist.) LBREPORT.com coverage here
Aug. 29, 15th St./Walnut Ave., 1:10 a.m., man shows up at hospital with a gunshot wound, says a man tried to rob him and then shot him; officers unable to find evidence of a shooting at that location (6th dist.) LBREPORT.com coverage here
Aug. 29, 1:45 a.m., man shot, area 15th St./Gundry Ave., possible drive-by shooting (6th dist.) LBREPORT.com coverage here
Aug. 28, 12:30 a.m., Anaheim St./Newport Ave.; shots fired at victims in a vehicle; vehicle is hit, occupants not hit (4th dist.)
Aug. 22: Man (adult) shot, area 11th St./MLK Ave. (6th dist.), coverage here.
Aug. 11: Man (adult) shot, 200 block of 69th Way (9th district), coverage here
Aug. 11: Juvenile shot, 11th St/MLK Ave. (6th dist.), coverage here
Aug. 6: Mother and daughter (age 4) are shot to death, 9th St./Locust Ave. (1st distict), coverage here
Aug 6: Group fight, two stabbed, one of whom dies, 2600 block E. Anaheim St. (6th dist.), coverage here
Aug. 5: Body of 19 yr old found at Willow St./San Gabriel River, a homicide (5th dist.), coverage here