On July 8, 2018, at approximately 11 p.m., Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to the 900 block of Hoffman Ave. regarding reports of a shooting, which resulted in the death of a female adult, and the injuring of a male adult.
When officers arrived, they located two gunshot victims in front of a residence. A female subject had been struck in the upper torso, and a male subject had been struck in the lower torso. Both victims were transported to a local hospital by Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) paramedics, where the female was later pronounced deceased. The male victim was listed in stable condition.
The deceased victim is only being identified as a 22-year-old female resident of Long Beach, pending notification of next of kin. The second victim is only being identified as a 25-year-old resident of Long Beach.
The incident is being investigated as possibly gang-related, however, a motive has not yet been determined.
Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this incident is urged to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Malcolm Evans and Shea Robertson 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.
The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.