By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities this weekend were investigating the shooting death of a man in Long Beach.

The incident in the area of 72nd Street and Atlantic Place was reported to patrol officers before 9:30 p.m. Saturday. It was then that officers were flagged down by a citizen who reported that a shooting had occurred.

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When officers arrived on scene, they located a man who had been shot multiple times inside a parked car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A motive for the shooting is not known. Detectives are actively working to obtain additional information.

The identity of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Anyone with more information about this incident was asked to call Homicide Detectives Leticia Gamboa or Ethan Shear at (562) 570-7244.