UPDATE: Compton Teen Charged with Murder in Long Beach Man’s Shooting Death

UPDATE | A 19-year-old Compton resident was charged yesterday in connection with the fatal shooting of a Long Beach man last Wednesday, according to authorities.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged Brandon Parker with one count each of murder and robbery, with special circumstances enhancement, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

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Parker was arrested by Long Beach detectives on Monday for the murder of Daniel Sevilla, a 21-year-old Long Beach resident.

Sevilla was found by officers with gunshot wounds on the 1300 block of Wesley Drive on Wednesday, January 25 at 2:19PM.

Parker is being held in Los Angeles County Jail without bail, authorities said.

PREVIOUSLY: Man Shot and Killed Today May Have Been Targeted, Police Say

1/25/17 2:07PM | A man who was shot and killed in Long Beach today may have been targeted, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

The shooting happened at about 2:19PM on Wednesday, January 25 on the 1300 block of Wesley Drive.

Responding officers found the man with apparent gunshot injuries and began life-saving measures until Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) personnel responded and determined the victim dead at the scene, according to a release.

The suspect or suspects fled the scene before officers arrived.

Authorities said “a motive has not yet been determined, however at this point, the incident does not appear to be random.” Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting.

The victim will be identified by the coroner’s office once family members have been notified.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives Sean Irving and Benjamin Vargas at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or clicking here. www.LACrimeStoppers.org.



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