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Long Beach Murder Investigation

by: Long Beach PD
Posted: September 24, 2018

LONG BEACH...On Monday, September 17, 2018, at approx. 1:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Long Beach Blvd., regarding a shooting, which resulted in the death of a male adult who succumbed to his injures two days later. 

When officers arrived, they located a male adult victim in the street who had been struck in the upper body by gunfire. He was initially transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The preliminary information indicated a suspect fled in an unknown direction. 

On September 19th, the Long Beach Police Department was notified by the hospital that the victim was pronounced deceased due to injuries sustained in the shooting. The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Fernando Rodriguez of Long Beach. It is unknown if the incident is gang-related, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives Sean Irving and Ben Vargas at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.


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