Long Beach Man Killed In Possible Gang Shooting

LONG BEACH (CBS) – A 19-year-old Long Beach man was killed in what was believed to be a gang-related shooting.

According to the Long  Beach Police Department, police were called to Anaheim Street and Molino Avenue shortly on Monday after 10 p.m. to investigate a report of shots being fired.

Police say they found Oscar Vega, who had been shot multiple times and then taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he died.

Anyone with information is asked to call Long Beach Police Department homicide detective Hugo Cortes or Peter Lackovic at (562) 570-7244.

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