Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in his 20s who was found lying near a service street on Saturday night in North Long Beach, authorities said.
The shooting was reported around 6:55 p.m. in the 6200 block of Downey Avenue, the Long Beach Police Department said in a news release.
Corresponding officers found a man lying on the ground near a service street suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he died early the next morning of his injuries, police said. As of Sunday, police have not yet identified him, and have only been described as a man in his 20s.
Murder detectives investigated a motive and the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the murder detectives Sean Magee or Juan Carlos Reyes at 562-570-7244.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can call “LA Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org.
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