Drive-by shooting leaves man wounded on Alamitos Avenue

A drive-by shooting left a man wounded outside a home on Alamitos Avenue Thursday night, Long Beach police said.

The gunfire started around 11:55 p.m. in the 800 block of Alamitos, near Hellman Street, according to authorities.

A man was wounded, but he was expected to survive, Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer De Prez.

It’s unclear at this point what prompted the gunfire.

Police said they’re still investigating and didn’t have any description of the car or suspect available.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children, Paul and Simon.
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