Detectives Seek Info on Sunday Morning Homicide

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On Sunday, April 7, 2013, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 300 block of East Home Street in regards to a shooting call, which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Arriving officers discovered four male adult victims who had sustained gunshot wounds. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded and transported all victims to local hospitals. Victim Randy Chapman, 23-years-old, of Long Beach, sustained injury to the upper torso and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Two victims remain hospitalized in critical condition and another was treated and released.

The preliminary investigation indicated the victims were outside of a residence when they were shot at multiple times. The suspect(s) then fled from the location. The motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation remains ongoing. At this time, it is unknown if it is gang related and no additional suspect information is available.

Anyone who may have information regarding this crime is urged to contact Long Beach Homicide Detectives Teryl Hubert and Mark Bigel 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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