DA Files Charges Related to Recent Homicide

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Arson investigationOn January 18, 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against a suspect believed to be responsible for the January 5, 2012, murder of 19-year-old Jeff Pouncil of Long Beach, and the attempted murder of a 19-year-old male from Long Beach, who was with Victim Pouncil at the time of the shooting, which occurred in the area of 21st Street and Orange Avenue at approximately 12:02 p.m.

Through their investigation, Long Beach Police Homicide detectives were led to 18-year-old Andre Bisserup of Long Beach as the person they believed responsible for what they determined was a gang-motivated shooting. They learned that he had been arrested on January 6, 2012, by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on an unrelated grand theft property charge, and he remains in their custody.

On January 18, 2012, detectives presented their case to the District Attorney’s office who filed one count of murder and one count of attempted murder with gang allegations against Suspect Bisserup. He will be arraigned in Long Beach Superior Court, Department J, on Thursday, January 26, 2012.

Anyone who may have information relating to this shooting is asked to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Malcolm Evans and Todd Johnson at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted via text or web by visiting www.tipsoft.com.


One Response to “DA Files Charges Related to Recent Homicide”
  1. Reve Sterling says:

    Innocent until proven guilty…I am the mother of Andre Bisserup and thats fine he’s being put out there like a monster. I know how he’s not a saint, but I am not believing anything media has to say. I am not in denial…God has a plan for gang members either in jail or in a grave…My condolences go out to the other family involved here…We both have lost something special to us no matter where they may be..”GOD BLESS THE SAVED AND UNSAVED”!