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.READ MORE: Beverly Grove Homeless Encampment Cleared, But Residents Say Problems With Crime Have Not Gone Away
When they arrived, they found two men who had been shot. Both died at the scene.READ MORE: LA Animal Services Offering Reduced And Waived Fees For Pit Bulls, Cats
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.MORE NEWS: Lakers To Welcome Back Fans At Staples Center Thursday
Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective Michael Hubbard or Ethan Shear in the Homicide Section at (562) 570-7244.