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Long Beach Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting at Silverado Park

Update 4:30 p.m.

On Jan. 21, 2023 at approximately 1:51 p.m., officers responded to Silverado Park (1500 block of West 31st Street) regarding a shots call.

Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim with non-life-threatening injuries, a second male adult victim with non-life-threatening injuries, and a 17-year-old male victim in critical condition.

Officers performed life saving measures to the victims prior to Fire Department Personnel arriving on scene and transporting the victims to local hospitals.

The initial investigation indicates the victims were at the basketball courts when a vehicle drove past and an exchange of gunfire occurred between the vehicle and an unidentified subject in the park.

At this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown and no suspect information is available.

Homicide and Gang detectives are on scene to further investigate the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Update 5:30 p.m.

The unidentifed subject was at the basketball courts.

This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.

The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.

Editor’s note: Silverado Park is on Santa Fe Avenue, west of the 710 Freeway and south of the 405 Freeway, in the Upper West Side of Long Beach.

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