A 19-year-old is dead after a possibly gang-related shooting Tuesday, April 11.
At approximately 6:30am that day, officers responded to the 1000 block of E. Market Street regarding a shooting that just occurred.
Upon arrival, they found a male adult suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso. Long Beach Fire Department personnel transported him to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified as Gerardo Ortiz of Long Beach.
The incident is being investigated as possibly gang-related, police said.
Those with information regarding the incident are asked to contact homicide detectives Teryl Hubert and Michael Hubbard at (562) 570-7244; anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to a smart phone or visitinglacrimestoppers.org.