One male was shot to death on Wednesday at approximately 3:55 a.m. in the 200 block of W. 14th Street in Long Beach.
Officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a shooting incident early Wednesday morning, and when officers arrived on the scene, they discovered the victim, identified as 26-year-old Lashown Fils of Long Beach, down in the street. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a few hours later.
Detectives do not believe Fils was a gang member and motive behind the shooting is currently unknown. An investigation into the shooting is ongoing and no suspects have been identified.
Authorities are urging anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward. Those with information can call Homicide Detectives Terri Hubert and Mark Bigel at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted via text or email at www.tipsoft.com.