Man hospitalized after being shot on Pine Avenue sidewalk

A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot Wednesday on a Pine Avenue sidewalk near Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach police said.

Police said they rushed to the area around 9:40 p.m. when someone called them about hearing gunshots.

Officers found the man, who’d been shot in the upper and lower body, and paramedics took him to the hospital where he was expected to survive, LBPD Sgt. Rudy Garcia said.

Police said they don’t know why the man was shot and they don’t have a detailed description of the gunman.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children.