Shooting Results In Murder
2011-04-13 · By Editor
Shortly after 10 p.m., Long Beach Police officers were called to the area of Anaheim Street and Molino Avenue to investigate shots heard in the area. They arrived and discovered the body of an adult male who appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The victim is being identified as Oscar Vega, a 19-year-old resident of Long Beach. His family has been notified. This shooting is being investigated as possibly gang related and the investigation is ongoing. As of now, there is no suspect information. Anyone who may have any information about this case is encouraged to call Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes or Peter Lackovic at (562) 570-7244. Tips can also be left anonymously via text or website at www.longbeach.gov/police.