Rosa was a 17-year veteran of the Long Beach Fire Department. He has a wife and two sons, ages 25 and 16.
A 77-year-old man who lives at the senior facility where Rosa was shot has been arrested on suspicion of starting a fire in his apartment and then opening fire, wounding Rosa, Firefighter Ernesto Torres and another resident of the building. Torres is expected to recover from his injuries, and the other wounded man was in critical but stable condition, according to authorities.
More info about the memorial fund is available at firecaptainrosa.org.
David Rosa. Photo courtesy the LBFD.
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