Detectives Seek Suspect and BMW Connected to Officer Involved Shooting
2013-02-13 · By Editor
On Monday, February 11, 2013 at approximately 1:00 p.m., a Detective from the Long Beach Police Department was parked on Orange Avenue at 45th Way when he was involved in an Officer Involved Shooting.
While the detective was parked a male Asian pulled up next to him who began throwing gang signs. The detective, who was in plain clothes and identified himself as a police officer, then observed the subject pull out a handgun. The subject started to drive away, but then stopped and pointed the handgun at the detective. At this point an Officer Involved Shooting occurred. The suspect fled the area in a light colored BMW traveling northbound on Orange Avenue.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Malcolm Evans and Todd Johnson 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.