LONG BEACH — A male adult was killed early Monday and homicide detectives are seeking the public's help in solving the crime.
The victim was found with a gunshot wound to the upper body about 3:10 a.m. in the 1000 block of Gaviota Avenue, where he was pronounced dead, according to police spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is in the process of positively identifying the victim, police said.
Police so far have no suspect information and no knowledge of a motive. The investigation remains ongoing, Pratt said.
Anyone with information regarding the murder is urged to contact the Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Mark McGuire and Roger Zottneck at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.