Police responded to five reports of shootings throughout the city overnight, two men were wounded in separate incidents while a home and multiple vehicles were damaged.
The motive for the shooting is unknown, however police said the shooting is being investigated as gang-related.
Long Beach police said they do not believe the accidental shooting and the investigation involving King are related.
No fatalities were reported in either shooting.
The man said he was in an alley when a man got out of a car and fired before fleeing, according to the LBPD.
The 45-year-old reggae and hip-hop artist frequently performed at local establishments.
A police official said it’s “too soon to speculate” why the shootings are happening, but an intelligence bulletin sent to officers tied at least some of them to a specific gang.
Authorities are investigating whether any of the shootings over the weekend are related.
The shootings happened all over Long Beach within a span of a few hours last night.
Two men are expected to survive after they were struck during separate shootings in Long Beach over the weekend.