The victim, 57-year-old Victor Talavera of Long Beach, had been trying to prevent a man from robbing items from the store near the intersection of Anaheim Street and Magnolia Avenue on the night of July 24, according to police.
Police say the preliminary investigation showed that the victim was riding southbound on Orange Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle also traveling southbound on Orange.
Police said it appears the man was working security for a nearby business and may have been trying to stop a crime.
A 67-year-old Long Beach man was killed late Wednesday in a hit-and-run collision on the Westside, and police are searching for the driver.
Long Beach paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
She was one of four people killed along a stretch of Pacific Avenue during a string of pedestrian deaths last year.
Police said the crash happened around 8:40 p.m. at Magnolia Avenue and Cowles Street.
The man was crossing Willow Street in an unmarked crosswalk at La Vere Drive when a pick-up truck hit him, according to the LBPD.
When officers got to the scene, they discovered the other motorist involved in the crash had left his car and fled, police said.
Cole Micek was riding his bike near Pier A Way when he was struck by two vehicles whose drivers failed to call 911 and fled before police arrived.