By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting that claimed two lives in Long Beach.

Officers on Saturday were dispatched to the 3700 block of E. Esther Street around 5 p.m. following a call of an assault with a deadly weapon.

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When they arrived, they found two men who had been shot. Both died at the scene.

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Officers located a third individual believed to be a suspect in the shooting, who was cooperating with investigators. A motive for the shooting remains unknown, though it may be gang related.

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Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective Michael Hubbard or Ethan Shear in the Homicide Section at (562) 570-7244.