2 injured, 1 in critical condition following gunfight at Silverado Park, police say

Police are investigating a shooting at Silverado Park that left two men injured and a 17-year-old boy in critical condition on Saturday afternoon.

Police say the two men and the boy were at the basketball courts on the south side of Silverado Park sometime around 1:51 p.m. when they were shot during a gunfight between someone driving by and an unidentified person who was also at the courts.

The two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries, however, the 17-year-old was left in critical condition, according to the Long Beach Police Department. They were transported by Long Beach Fire personnel to a local hospital for treatment, authorities said.

At this time, no suspect information is available and the motive for the shooting is unknown, according to police.

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Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.
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