' Man And Woman Shot/Wounded In WLB, Hours Before <nobr>Anti-Crime</nobr> Themed "National Night Out" '


Man And Woman Shot/Wounded In WLB, Hours Before Anti-Crime Themed "National Night Out"

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(Aug. 3, 2017, 6:20 a.m.) -- A man and a woman were shot and wounded at midafternoon in West Long Beach (SW of Wardlow Rd./710 freeway, 7th Council district) on Monday August 1, hours before "National Night Out" anti-crime themed neighborhood socializing events.

LBPD Public Information Officer Sgt. James Johnson tells LBREPORT.com that at about 3:40 p.m. Aug. 1, officers responded to a "shots fired" call in the the 1300 block of Taper St. and found a man and a woman adults) with gunshot wounds described as non-life-threatening.

LBFD transported the victims to a hospital...and LBPD's 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.



Other recent shootings:

  • July 22, 1700 block Daisy Ave. (1st dist.), vehicles hit by gunfire (coevrage 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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