(September 24, 2002) -- LBPD advises that on Sept. 23 at roughly 10:04 p.m., LBPD responded to a call of gunshots in the 1900 block of Chestnut Avenue in the 6th Council district.
Police found a Hispanic man with at least one gunshot wound to his upper torso. He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.
LBPD says its preliminary investigation indicates two male Black suspects walked up to a group of Hispanics and fired several shots at the group. The suspects were last seen running from the scene.
Detectives believe this crime was gang related.
Anyone with information is asked to call LBPD Homicide Detectives Stephen Jones or Mark McGuire at (562) 570-7244.