Boy Critical After Being Shot In The Back At Long Beach Gas Station

LONG BEACH ( — A boy was reportedly shot in the back Friday evening at a gas station in Long Beach.

Officers have rushed the boy, age undetermined, to an area hospital.

The child is listed in critical condition, according to authorities.

The shooting occurred at a gas station located at the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Del Amo Boulevard.

The child was sitting in a car with his parents when he was struck by errant gun fire around 8 p.m.

A second victim — unrelated to the child — reportedly walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound also from the same shooting. That victim’s condition is unknown.


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