On Feb. 10, 2022, at approximately 9:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Burnett Street after at least one report of a person down in the street and multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshots to his upper body. Officers provided first aid until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived on scene, and determined the victim deceased.
The investigation is preliminary, and information is limited. There is no suspect description or known motive. Homicide detectives remain committed to collecting all available evidence which will help them identify a suspect in this shooting.
The victim has been identified as Gaylon Bolton, a 33-year-old resident of the City of Los Angeles.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Donald Collier or Leticia Gamboa 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.