Shooting in North Long Beach injures 4

Police are investigating a shooting near Brayton Avenue and South Street in North Long Beach as gang-related, police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria said.

The shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m., Friday night. One man and three male juveniles were shot, but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, according to Chavarria.

All victims were transported to local hospitals and police do not have a suspect description so far.

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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.