Two men were hospitalized in serious condition after they were shot early this morning in North Long Beach, authorities said.
Police responded to the shooting at about 3:44 a.m. on Sunday, March 15 in the 400 block of East Mountain View St., in the Addams neighborhood just west of the Carmelitos Housing Project.
“When officers arrived they located two victims at a residence,” said Long Beach police spokesman Lt. James Richardson.
One man was wounded in his upper body and the other in his lower body, Richardson said.
It’s unclear if they were shot inside or outside the residence.
Detectives responded to the shooting, which is being investigated as gang-related.
Long Beach police define “gang-related” crime as any crime “committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with any criminal street gang.”
No further details were immediately available.
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