|(Oct. 11, 2018, 3:55 p.m.) -- A man (adult) was shot/wounded in downtown Long Beach -- the area of 3rd St./Pine Ave. -- in a 2 a.m. hour attempted robbery today (Oct. 11.) The victim fled, but one of the attempted robbers shot him anyway.
LBPD Public Information Officer Benjamin Hearst says that at about 2:04 a.m., an officer was flagged down in the 100 block of W. 3rd St. [near Pine Ave.] and officers located a man (adult) who'd been shot.
LBPD's preliminary investigation indicates two men (adults) approached the victim; they demanded his property; the victim fled; and as he fled one of the suspects pointed a gun at the victim and shot him.
The suspects were gone before officers arrived but were described as two male Black adults.
The victim was transported to a hospital with what's described as a
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For context, LBREPORT.com provides a map below showing cumulated shootings in the area Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2017:
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