Police looking for possible victims after mid-day shooting

Long Beach police are trying to find out if anyone was hit by gunfire after they found blood at the scene of a shooting in South Wrigley Friday afternoon, officials said.

Police arrived on the scene of a shots call in the 1900 block of Henderson Avenue at about 12:45 p.m., but any suspects or victims were gone before they got there, police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria said.

Police found evidence of a shooting, as well as blood at the scene. Police are not yet sure the blood came from the shooting incident but are looking for possible victims, Chavarria said.

Gang detectives are investigating and interviewing witnesses, she said.

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Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.
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