Detectives Investigate Early Morning Murder

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On August 30, 2016 at approximately 04:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Hile Avenue regarding a shooting that just occurred with a subject laying in the street.

Upon arrival officer found a male adult unresponsive with a gunshot wound to upper torso. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded and determined the subject deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Lamar Montez Murry, 49 year old resident of Long Beach.

The incident does not appear to be gang related.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives Mark Mattia or Shea Robertson at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit

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