Additional Info Sought in Murder Case

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On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 2300 block of east 10th street regarding shots fired.

When officers arrived, they learned that a suspect walked up to a group of individuals who were gathered in a yard of a residence and opened fire, striking a male adult in the upper body. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition. Due to the seriousness of the victim’s injuries, homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate.

Friday night, January 16, 2015, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Jose De Jesus Cabral Orozco of Long Beach. The motive for this shooting is still unclear and no suspect is in custody at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes and Oscar Valenzuela at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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