UPDATE: Victim Killed in Early Morning Shooting Identified as Long Beach Man

UPDATE | A man killed during a shooting in Long Beach's Zaferia neighborhood this morning has been identified, authorities said.

The victim was Lamar Montez Murry, 49, of Long Beach, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). 

The shooting happened at about 4:45AM on the 1600 block of Hile Avenue. Authorities do not believe the incident is gang-related. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives Mark Mattia or Shea Robertson 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 http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/

PREVIOUSLY: Man Dies Following Shooting in Long Beach Tuesday Morning

8/30/16 at 9:46AM | A man died following a shooting in Long Beach early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

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Police responded to a shooting call and a person lying in the street at the 1600 block of Hile Avenue in the city’s Zaferia neighborhood at 4:45AM on August 30, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokesman Brad Johnson.

Arriving officers found an unresponsive man with a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

He was determined dead at the scene by Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) personnel.

Authorities do not know if the shooting is gang-related at this time. The victim has not yet been identified.

The investigation is ongoing.



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