LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A dozen people were shot at a home in Long Beach Tuesday night.
According to the Long Beach Fire Department, fire crews responded to a shooting at a home in the 2700 block of 7th Street at 10:44 p.m.
Firefighters found 12 patients — three dead men in their 20s and nine others with gunshot wounds taken to the hospital in unknown condition. Police said they did not know whether there were any other victims who took themselves to the hospital before police arrived on scene.
At 10:44 pm, @lbfirefighters responded to shooting at a residence on the 2700 block of 7th Street. An MCI was declared with a total of 12 patients. 3 confirmed fatalities (adult males) 9 patients transported to local area hospitals. 5 immediate & 4 delayed. PIO onscene. pic.twitter.com/k8txxNqZfL
— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@LBFD) October 30, 2019
According to police, a suspect opened fire at what neighbors said was a Halloween party taking place at the home. According to police, the suspect fled the scene — but it was unknown whether the suspect fled on foot or in a vehicle.
The suspect was still at large, and Long Beach police did not immediately release a description.