Authorities today identified a man who was fatally shot in Long Beach during a confrontation with two assailants who were still being sought.

Officers sent to the 100 block of West Forhan Street near Long Beach Boulevard about 10:35 p.m.Monday on reports of a shooting found the wounded man on a sidewalk, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Jerrell Lee Belvin, 31, of Los Angeles died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office and the LBPD.

Detectives believe Belvin was approached by two assailants who wore dark clothing and masks, and one or both fired several times before they fled on foot.

No further description of the suspects was released. A motive was not known, police said.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call detectives 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 orsubmitted online at