(April 6, 2007) -- LBPD says a LB resident was fatally shot in the predawn hours of Friday, April 6 in the Sleepy Hollow area (between northern end of Virginia Country Club and south of UP RR tracks, west of LB Blvd.)
In a release, LBPD says officers responded to a "shots fired" call in the 20 block of west 47th St (at Rio Ave.) and a preliminary investigation indicated that during a dispute, Ian Burkett, 32, of LB was allegedly shot by Greg Bruel, 53, of LB.
LBFD transported Mr. Burkett to a hospital, where he did not survive. Officers arrested Mr. Bruel at the scene. LBPD says its investigation is continuing.
LBPD asks anyone with information about what took place to contact Homicide Detectives Mark McGuire or Hugo Cortes at (562) 570-7244.