UPDATE: This Shooting IS Being Investigated As Gang-Related: Man Is Shot/Wounded, Inside A Business 4900 block LB Blvd.; It's Second 8th Council Dist. Shooting Within Three Days, Fourth (Incl. Two "No Person Hit" Shootings) Within Past Thirty Days
|(May 11, 2019, 3:55 p.m.) -- The shooting below IS being investigated as gang-related. It occurred inside a business.
(May 11, 2019, 7:55 a.m.) -- A man was shot/wounded in the 4900 block of Long Beach Blvd. (8th Council district) on Friday night (May 10.) It's the second shooting in the 8th Council district (Councilman Austin) in less than 80 hours (May 7 Market/Pine shooting (LBREPORT.com coverage here) and follows two
Regarding the most recent shooting, LBPD Public Information Officer Lt. Abe Yap tells LBREPORT.com that at about 10:40 p.m. on Friday May 10, officers were sent to the 4900 block of LB Blvd. regarding a shots-fired call, found evidence of a shooting, and shortly thereafter a man (adult) arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds (last reported in critical but stable condition.)
Gang detail detectives are investigating (common practice for many shootings) but with no determination as of dawn May 11 as to whether this shooting was or wasn't gang related. [updated above]
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For context, LBREPORT.com provides a map below showing cumulated shootings in the area Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2017. Doesn't include Central LB area shootings.
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