A man was murdered in a shooting that occurred just north of downtown Long Beach early Saturday morning, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) announced Saturday.
According to police officials, the LBPD responded to reports of a shooting on the 1000 block of Olive Avenue at 3:26AM, where they discovered a male adult had been struck by gunfire.
The Long Beach Police department (LBPD) arrived and transported the victim, who had critical injuries, to the hospital. He died of his injuries shortly after.
The motive for the shooting remains unknown and the investigation is ongoing, according to the police.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Peter Lackovic, Sean Irving, or Oscar Valenzuela 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 www.LACrmeStoppers.org.
No additional information is available at this time. The Post will update this story as we learn more.