On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at approximately 12:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to Atlantic Avenue and 52nd Street regarding a shooting, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
When officers arrived, they located a male adult who had been struck in the torso by gunfire. The victim was inside a blue Chevrolet Impala in a fast food parking lot when the shooting occurred. Long Beach Fire Paramedics responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Guy Eugene Alford of Hawthorne.
A motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Homicide Detectives Shea Robertson and Oscar Valenzuela 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.