2 women shot, wounded in Long Beach

Two women are recovering today after being shot near Long Beach City College’s Pacific Coast Campus, authorities said.

According to a preliminary investigation, a vehicle with 4 men inside pulled up to a group of people at 17th Street and Gundry Avenue at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, police said.

“Two of the suspects exited the vehicle with guns and fired into the group,” Lt. Gary Dephillippo of the Long Beach Police Department said. “Two adult females were struck by gunfire.”

Both were treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not identified a motive yet, Dephillippo said. The investigation is ongoing.

Support our journalism.

Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.

- ADVERTISEMENT -

More