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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Comments (6)
  1. Spider says:

    Oye,vatos,chu gotta chill out eh. No more blasting in the streets culos. Orale, listen to me, Spider, take care of the homies,dont blast em eh.Enough is enough, we’ve already lost mas hombres to the streets, troosha, orale!

  2. pero nalgasstein says:

    too bad citizens don’t rise up and cleanse their streets of those loser gang members. the world would be a better place if they did.

  3. vianey bloomfield says:

    i cant believe this!!!
    this was my friend… funny guy, always smiled, big ears lol. ive been knowing him since middle school. everyone loved him and his personality. its not fair tht someone has now taken him away from his future, his friends, and his family… he will forever be missed. REST IN THE HEAVENS.
    smh i still cant believe it. all these memories of him are playing through my head as if it was just yesterday…
    much love to him and his family…

  4. erikamarie says:

    imissu steal!

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