By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on Saturday of another man, authorities said.

Long Beach police said Ernesto Contreras of Long Beach stands accused of fatally shooting a 34-year-old man just after 2 p.m. in the 1000 block of East Anaheim Street. It was there than authorities responded to a call of trouble.

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When they arrived, detectives learned that the suspect and the victim had an exchange of words before the shooting. Contreras is accused of then fleeing on foot.

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The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, died at the hospital.

Contreras has since been booked on suspicion of murder. His bail has been set at $2 million.

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Anyone with more information was asked to call LBPD Homicide Detectives Ethan Shear and Jose Rodriguez at (562) 570-7244.