Man Injured in One of Three Separate Shootings in Long Beach Over 4th of July Weekend

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A man was injured during one of three separate shootings reported in Long Beach over the Fourth of July weekend, with one of the incidents being investigated as possibly gang-related, authorities said.

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Saturday, July 2

The first shooting happened Saturday, with officers being dispatched to the 5400 block of Paramount Boulevard at 10:49PM regarding a shooting call, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona.

Officers found evidence of a shooting but did not located any injured persons, she said.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Monday, July 4

Police responded to reports of a shooting near Spring Street and Webster Avenue at about 3:00PM on the Fourth of July but did not find any victims, according to Arrona.

“Further investigation indicated a male subject fired shots at an occupied vehicle after a dispute, however, no one involved remained at the scene,” said Arrona.

Authorities are investigating the incident as possibly gang-related.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Detail at 562.570.7250.

Tuesday, July 5

Officers dispatched to a shooting call on the 5800 block of Linden Avenue at 2:42AM found a man with a non-life threatening gunshot injury, according to Arrona.

Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, she said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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