Police are asking for witnesses to come forward. Specifically, investigators think there were multiple people who took off right after the shooting happened.
The victim is listed in stable condition and his injuries are non-life threatening, according to authorities.
The event, for so many, is a way to gauge where they’re at, what they’ve been through or where they hope to be.
It’s not clear yet if anyone was wounded, but officers were trying to determine if a person at a nearby hospital was a victim in the shooting, Long Beach police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria said.
Tito Rodriguez, also known as “Hood Santa,” said he knows what it’s like to have nothing, which is why his goal is to help as many people in need that he can.
Huling acknowledges that a win may be difficult, but is willing to march on: “Whether I win or I don’t win, I think the status quo is all we keep seeing from a local level all the way up to a federal level and I’m over it.”
“There’s a lot of things where I will agree with the council, there’s a lot of things I already know that we won’t agree on,” Mary Zendejas said. “But I will always be true to myself and to my word and to what I believe in.”
The homeowner was working in his backyard when he was hit by the debris from the damaged home.
The AES power plant will be firing up its generators until Oct. 13.
The shooting took place near 65th Street and White Avenue near Coolidge Park in North Long Beach.