Police Seek Additional Information in Pleasant Street Homicide Investigation

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attempt homicideOn Saturday, December 22, 2012, at approximately 11:19 p.m., a shooting occurred in the 200 block of East Pleasant Street that resulted in the death of a male adult.

When officers arrived on scene they discovered two victims who had sustained gunshot wounds to the upper torso. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where one succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as, 18 year old Miguel Alvarez, a resident of Long Beach. The other victim, whose name is being withheld, is in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation indicated both victims were standing in front of a residence when they were shot at multiple times. There is no suspect information and a motive has not yet been determined.

Anyone who may have information regarding this crime is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes or Pete Lackovic 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.

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