Police Seek Additional Information in Homicide Investigation

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homicideOn Friday, September 21, 2012, at approximately 10:10 p.m., a shooting occurred in the 700 block of Chestnut Avenue that resulted in the death of a male adult.

Officers arrived and discovered the victim who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. The victim, identified as 19-year-old Estuaredo Rodriguez of Long Beach, was transported by paramedics to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The preliminary investigation indicated that Victim Rodriguez was walking in the area when he was confronted by two suspects.

A motive for the shooting is undetermined, but the incident is being investigated as possibly gang-related. No suspect information is available at this time.

Anyone who may information regarding this crime is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch and Donald Goodman at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted via text or web by visiting www.tipsoft.com.

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