UPDATE: LBPD Confirms There Were TWO Shooting Victims In WLB Drive-By Crime: 69 Yr Old Grandfather Jose Corrales Fatally Shot AND A Man (Adult) Shot/Wounded While Sitting In A Nearby Vehicle
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(Oct. 10, 2018, 7:50 p.m.) -- In a release at early evening Oct. 10, LBPD confirms:
There was a second shooting victim in the Oct. 9 WLB drive-by crime that took the life of Jose Corrales, 69, of Long Beach. LBPD says the second victim was a man (adult) seated in a nearby vehicle who was struck by gunfire and drove himself to a hospital.
LBPD says Mr. Corrales was "outside a residence with a group of male subjects when a light-colored sedan containing 3-4 subjects opened fire."
LBPD confirms that what took place "is being investigated as gang related."
As separately noted earlier today by LBREPORT.com, Mr. Corrales' grandson, Jerry Rodriguez, has posted the following message on Facebook:
Jan 1, 2018 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) shows shootings in NLB
For context, LBREPORT.com provides a map below showing cumulated shootings in the area Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2017:
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