Police Seek Additional Information in Murder Investigation

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On Monday, February 10, 2014, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the area of Artesia Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue regarding shots fired.

When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult down on the street, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Robert Anthony Proano of Long Beach.  No suspect information is available at this time.  The shooting is being investigated as possibly gang related.  The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Mark McGuire and Greg Krabbe 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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