LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 35-year-old man in Long Beach.
The shooting was reported just before 11:30 p.m. last Friday near the intersection of 14th Street and Olive Avenue.READ MORE: 'They Can Come Back': Fans Keep The Faith Dodgers Can Dig Out Of 3-1 Hole
It was then that officers responded to locate a victim in the roadway who had been shot multiple times. Officers rendered aid but the victim died at the scene. He was identified as Tony Chamroeun of Long Beach.READ MORE: Pasadena Natural Gas Line Ruptured, Evacuations Underway
Detectives responded to the scene learned that the victim was standing near his home when at least one suspect approached in a dark-colored car and opened fire. The suspect fled before police arrived.
Police said that a motive was currently not known but that the incident was being investigated as gang-related.MORE NEWS: One Person Dead, Firefighter Injured In Harvard Heights House Fire
Anyone with information was asked to contact Homicide Detectives Eric Thai or Juan Carlos Reyes at (562) 570-7244.