UPDATE: Man Dies From Injuries Sustained During Thursday Shooting in North Long Beach

A man has died from gunshot injuries he sustained during a shooting in North Long Beach Thursday afternoon, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

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Long Beach resident Roosevelt Keondrae Newton, 34, was pronounced dead a local hospital on Friday, December 11.

Officers were dispatched to Orange Avenue and Washington Street on Thursday, December 10 at 2:20PM regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call, according to LBPD spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.

Authorities are investigating the incident as possibly gang-related. The suspect is outstanding and a motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch, Michael Hubbard, and Robert Gonzales at 562.570.7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1.800.222.TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit www.LACrimeStoppers.org.

PREVIOUSLY: Man Seriously Injured Following Shooting in North Long Beach

12/10/15 at 4:00PM | A man was seriously injured after a shooting in North Long Beach Thursday afternoon, which authorities say was possibly gang-related.

Officers were dispatched to Orange Avenue and Washington Street on Thursday, December 10 at 2:20PM regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.

The man, who sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body, was transported to a local hospital in serious condition by paramedics with the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD), she said.

“The preliminary investigation indicated the victim was approached by a male subject who fired at the victim and fled before officers arrived,” officials stated.

Authorities are investigating the incident as possibly gang-related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gang Enforcement Section at 562.570.7370.

No additional information was available at this time. The Post will update this story as we learn more.



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