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(Aug. 13, 2017, updated 11:30 a.m. from 1;50 a.m.) -- In a release, LBPD says a 23 year old Long Beach man was shot to death last night at about 11:30 p.m. in the area of busy 7th St. at Orange Ave. LBPD says it responded to a possible shooting, found the victim with gunshot wounds, and LBFD pronounced Jonathan Sandoval-Aleman deceased at the scene.

LBPD's release says it's currently unknown if the shooting was gang related; a motive is yet to be determined...and the investigation is ongoing.

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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.

Initial information is sketchy, but has confirmed with LBPD's Watch Commander that a man was fatally shot in the area of 7th St./Orange Ave. (border of the 1st/2nd Council districts) at about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 12.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting, located the victim (a male adult) and LBFD pronounced him deceased at the scene.

LBPD investigators are on scene working this case. Further as we learn it.



Other recent shootings:

  • Aug. 7: 2300 block E. 14th St., man is shot (coverage here.)
  • Aug. 1: 1300 block Taper St. (SW of Wardlow Rd/710 freeway), man and woman shot/wounded (coverage here.)
  • July 22, 1700 block Daisy Ave. (1st dist.), vehicles hit by gunfire (coverage here.)
  • July 22, 400 block Maine (1st dist.) man is shot/killed in 2 a.m. hour. (coverage here)
  • July 16, Harbor Ave./PCH (1st dist.), person(s) fires shots in area of family/friends outdoor gathering, no person(s) hit (coverage here)
  • July 16, 15th/Rose (6th dist.), male juvenile shot
  • July 15, MLK/PCH (6th dist.), group of four male and female Blacks and Samoan juveniles approached by two Hispanic men or older juveniles who exit vehicle; one produces a handgun and fires at the group; one victim hit





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