|(April 25, 2021) -- A man was shot/wounded ij the area of E. 10th St. between Cherry and Orizaba Aves. Although the exact location is unclear, it's along the 10th St. border between CD 4 (Supernaw) and CD 2 (Allen.)
LBPD Watch Commander Lt. Shaleana Benson says that ib April 24 at about 9:25 p.m. offficers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of 10th St/Termino Avenue. They found an adult passenger suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds; LBPD summoned paramedics who transported the victim to a hospital for treatment.
The driver and victim were described as uncooperative with the investigation, only stating the shooting occurred in the area of 10th Street between Cherry Avenue and Orizaba Avenue. LBPD's investigation is on-going.
It's the second shooting within a week in CD 2/Allen. On April 18, about six blocks south and a few blocks west of Cherry in the 400 block of Rose Ave. (North Alamitos Beach), officers found evidence of a shooting but couldn't locate any victims or witnesses.
CD 4/Supernaw had an April 9 shooting in the neighborhood between the Traffic Circle and Redondo Ave. south of PCH (1700 block of Loma Ave.) Officers found evidence of a shooting including casings but were unable to locate a suspect or victim. On March 27, Supernaw's CD4 had a double-homicide in basically the same neighborhood (two men shot to death on Esther St. between Loma and Grand, a block south of PCH between Traffic Circle and Redondo Ave., a couple of blocks west of Community Hospital. It was followed by two CD 4 shootings a bit west of Redondo (2500 block of Spaulding St. and 2100 block of E. 15th St.) in which police found evidence of gunfire but no persons hit.
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