Man In Stable Condition After Early Tuesday Morning Shooting in Long Beach

A man is in stable condition after sustaining a gunshot injury during a gang-related shooting in Long Beach early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Officers responded to the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in the city’s Poly High neighborhood, at about 1:30AM on Tuesday, October 20, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona.

The wounded man was then located and transported in stable condition to a local hospital by paramedics, Arrona said.

Police are investigating the shooting as possibly gang-related.

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Stephanie Rivera is the community engagement editor for the Long Beach Post. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015.