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Long Beach Police investigating murder at 1400 block of Long Beach Boulevard

On Jan. 29, 2022, at approximately 2:05 p.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of Long Beach Boulevard, which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim inside a vacant building suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Officers immediately began performing life-saving measures until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and determined the victim deceased.

The victim has been identified as Eduardo Alonso, a 30-year-old person experiencing homelessness. Homicide detectives were notified and responded to the scene.

The preliminary investigation suggests the suspect(s) was involved in an altercation with the victim inside a building that appeared to have been converted into an encampment by persons experiencing homelessness. The suspect(s) shot the victim and was last seen southbound in the alley rear of the encampment. The motive is not known and the incident is currently being investigated as gang-related.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Sean Magee or Juan Carlos Reyes at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

This article was released by the Long Beach Police Department.