Long Beach murder investigation
On Monday, March 20, 2017, Long Beach Police announced that an arrest has been made in connection with a cold case murder investigation. On March 16, 2017, Homicide detectives arrested 73-year-old Jerry Lee Hires at his Long Beach residence.
On March 7, 2017, at approximately 4:12 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Liberty Court regarding a shots call.
Upon arrival officers found 2 victims with apparent gunshot wounds. The first victim a male adult was determined deceased at the scene with a gunshot wound to the upper torso.
On February 12, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Long Beach Police officers were dispatched to a call of gun shots, and a person down in the street, in the 1100 block of 10th Street.
On Saturday, January 28, 2017, at approximately 8:56 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to shots heard in the area of the 900 block of Maine Avenue.
On Monday, November 21, 2016, at approximately 9:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence call in the 1000 block of Park Avenue.
Arriving officers found a female adult and a male adult with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the upper torsos.
On October 7, 2016, at approximately 11:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Detectives were in the 1700 block of Marine Ave in Wilmington conducting follow up investigation to a Murder. The purpose of the investigation was to arrest an armed and dangerous murder suspect.
On Monday, October 3, 2016, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Pacific Avenue to assist Long Beach Fire Department with an individual lying in the street.
On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at approximately 4:35 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to shots heard in the area of the 5400 block of Atlantic Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
On Saturday, August 6, 2016, at approx. 6:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area Anaheim Street and Molino Avenue regarding a stabbing, which resulted in the death of a male adult, and the injuring of a second.
On Saturday, August 6, 2016, at approx. 10:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of 9th Street and Locust Avenue, which resulted in the death of a woman and her daughter.