(Sept. 11, 2021) -- Long Beach had two shootings within six hours in the Sept. 10 evening-Sept. 11 overnight period.
LBPD Public Information Officer Brandon Fahey tells LBREPORT.com:
- On Sept. 10 at roughly 10:49 p.m., officers were sent to the 200 block of East 56th Street (CD 8/Austin) regarding a shots call. They found evidence, including casings, indicating a shooting occurred but no persons were found hit. The gunfire is a couple of blocks south of the historic Long Beach Dairy and Creamery, home to Dan Pressburg's family, and adjacent to the soon-to-be dedicated Pressburg Parkway. As previously reported by LBREPORT.com, on Sept. 7 a drive-by shooting not far away in the 300 block of East South St.
- On Sept. 11 at about 3:44 a.m., officers responded to a local hospital regarding a report of a gunshot victim and found a woman (adult) suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. PIO Fahey says the victim refused to cooperate with LBPD's investigation but indicated shooting happened near the area of PCH between Magnolia and Daisy Aves (border CD6/Saro and CD1/Zendejas.) The victim said she was walking near the area, felt pain in her lower body, observed that she'd been hit by gunfire and took herself to a local hospital.
Officers responded to victim-described shooting area but were unable to locate a crime scene.
On Aug. 24, two men were shot to death in the area of PCH/Pine (CD6/Saro border of CD1/Zendejas.)
On May 9, officers heard shots in the area of PCH/Pacific and found bullet casings in the area. A short time later, A short time later a possible victim was dropped off at a local hospital after he was near an alley when an unknown number of suspects approached him and fired.
And on May 4 a man was shot/wounded in the 2000 block of Pacific Ave. (CD6/Saro) about two blocks north of PCH.