UPDATE: One dead, one wounded in shooting in West Long Beach garage, LBPD says

A man was shot to death and another was wounded near Cabrillo High School early Friday morning, according to police.

Officers responded to the shooting at approximately 2 a.m. and found one man who had been shot lying on the ground on the corner of Canal Avenue and Summit Street, according to police. The man was determined dead on the scene by paramedics. Authorities identified the victim as 40-year-old Daniel Jacinto of Long Beach.

“Officers followed a blood trail and located a crime scene in the rear alley,” police said in a statement. Officers also found a second victim in an adjacent garage, according to police. That man was transported to a local hospital in stable but critical condition, authorities said.

Police said that the suspect and victims were involved in a brief verbal exchange before the shooting took place. A neighbor, who declined to identify herself, said she heard a woman screaming before hearing shots ring out, then a brief pause, followed by more shots.

Investigators believe the victims and the suspect knew each other and got into a dispute inside the garage, where the shooting occured, according to a statement. No weapons were located at the scene and the motive is under investigation.

According to police, the suspect was gone when officers arrived at the scene. Investigators said the shooting was possibly gang related.

In October 2018, another high-profile gang-related shooting happened on the same block.

Jose Corrales, a 69-year-old grandfather, was killed in a drive-by shooting while watering his lawn. Authorities say he was not the intended target.

Two men were later arrested. Rhyan Burrell, 20, and Terrel Warren, 23, have been charged with murdering Corrales. Both have pleaded not guilty.

A few hours after Friday morning’s shooting, police shot a woman to death about two miles away, but police say there’s no indication the two incidents are related.

Editor’s note: This story was updated with more information from police.

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Alena Maschke writes about all things business and beyond for the Long Beach Business Journal/Long Beach Post. Born and raised in Germany, she first fell in love with California during an exchange year at UCLA. After receiving her master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2017, she returned to the Golden State with an appetite for great stories, pupusas and the occasional Michelada.
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