Police investigating Monday afternoon homicide near LA River

Long Beach police are investigating a homicide that occurred near the Los Angeles River and the 405 Freeway Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Officers were dispatched to assist the fire department at 2:25 p.m., LBPD spokeswoman Allison Gallagher said. Homicide detectives are on the scene.

This story will be updated when police release additional information.

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Brandon Richardson is a business reporter, covering everything from real estate and healthcare to the airport and port to city hall and the economy. He is a Long Beach native who has been with the Business Journal since graduating from Long Beach City College in spring 2016 with an associate’s degree in journalism. He is an avid record collector and concert goer.