Two Men Injured, One Critically, in Separate Long Beach Shootings

Two men were injured, one critically, during two separate shootings in Long Beach Monday night and early Tuesday morning, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

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Officers responded to a shooting call at 9:10PM on Monday, February 8 on the 2600 block of Adriatic Avenue where they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso, LBPD spokesman Brad Johnson said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) paramedics in critical but stable condition.

Authorities did not locate a crime scene.

At 12:25AM on Tuesday, February 9, officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Spaulding Street regarding a shooting.

Police located an uncooperative male victim with a gunshot wound in the lower torso, Johnson said. He was transported to a local hospital by LBFD paramedics with non-life threatening wounds.

Both incidents remain under investigation. Authorities do not yet know if the shootings are gang-related.

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