Authorities identified a man who was shot to death in the Ramona Park neighborhood in North Long Beach Saturday night as a 30-year-old Long Beach resident.

Close to 11 p.m., officers responded to 67th Street near Indiana Avenue along the 91 Freeway where they found the victim, Cesar Hernandez, lying on the ground in the courtyard of an apartment building suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body, police said.

Family members rendered medical aid to Hernandez until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived, police said. LBFD transported Hernandez to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.

At this time, the motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown, police said. Homicide detectives will continue to investigate the crime by processing evidence and seeking out witnesses, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Michael Hubbard or Michael Hutchinson at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional information from the Long Beach Police Department.

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