(December 13, 2005) -- A 17 year-old LB young man was shot and killed on Monday night December 12 in the 2000 block of East Anaheim St. near Cherry Ave.
LBPD says it responded at about 10:48 p.m. and its preliminary investigation indicated that the victim was standing in the area "when he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect fired multiple shots striking the victim several times in the upper torso. The suspect, described only as a male Black fled the scene in an unknown type vehicle."
LBFD paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. As we post, the victim's identity has not yet been released pending notification of family.
LBPD says the motive for the shooting is still under investigation and anyone with information about what took place is asked to call LBPD Homicide Detective Scott Lasch at (562) 570-7244.