The victim was shot in his lower body, police said.
Police do not yet believe the shootings are related to each other or gang related.
Rodney Willis, a 35-year-old Long Beach man, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder and a probation violation, according to authorities.
A man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after being shot a few blocks away from Cesar E. Chavez Park in Long Beach Wednesday night, according to police.
The victim’s vehicle was damaged by the gunfire.
No vehicles or structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.
In a departure from usual practice, Luna shared with the audience new details—including some about the victim—about what had been originally reported as a shooting in Bixby Knolls on Aug. 9.
The two shootings happened about two hours apart in separate parts of Long Beach Saturday night.
Officers found bullet casings near 10th Street and Myrtle Avenue, a police spokeswoman said.
Police said the gunfire happened around 8:20 p.m. Thursday on Elm Avenue near 8th Street.