Long Beach Man Fatally Shot in Willmore Neighborhood; Police Say Motive is Unclear

A man was fatally shot in the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Long Beach police responded to the 1200 block of Chestnut Avenue at 12:49AM on Tuesday, September 16, where they discovered 24-year-old Long Beach resident Rodrigo Perez Salazar struck by gunfire on the street, a press release stated.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, according to officials.

The motive for the shooting is unclear and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Donald Goodman and Mark Mattia at 562.570.7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1.800.222.TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.



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