Motorcycle Rider Found Shot; Dies at the Scene

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On Friday, June 27, 2014, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 5500 block of Dairy Avenue regarding shots fired.

When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult down on the street with multiple gunshot wounds. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Marcel Johns of Long Beach. The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was riding a motorcycle at the time he was shot, which caused him to collide into multiple parked unoccupied vehicles. No suspect information is available at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch and Donald Goodman 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

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