Police seeking info in shootings of three men

On Saturday, Oct. 15, shortly before 9pm, officers from the Long Beach Police Department were dispatched to the area of 53rd Street and Atlantic Avenue regarding a shooting that had just occurred.
When they arrived, officers discovered three male victims who had been shot at that location. All three were transported to a local hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. One of the victims later succumbed to his injuries while another remains in critical condition and the third was treated for a gunshot wound to his lower body and released. The deceased victim has been identified as 24-year-old Corey Banks, a resident of Long Beach.
At press time, investigators believe the shootings are gang-related, and the suspects remain at large. Anyone who may have any information about this murder is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Peter Lackovic or Hugo Cortes at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may also be submitted via text or on the web by visiting longbeach.gov/police and clicking on “Submit a Tip.”

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