Police Seek Suspect Information in Homicide Investigation

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On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at approximately 11:40 p.m., a shooting was reported to have occurred in the 1600 block of Cherry Avenue, which resulted in the death of a female adult.

When officers arrived, they discovered a female down on the sidewalk, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body.  Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Samantha Hollins of Long Beach.  A motive for the shooting is unknown, no suspect information is available, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes and Mark McMgire 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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