UPDATED: Man is Shot and Killed on New York Street

The man, in his 30s, was wounded about 9:50 p.m. Monday.


Long Beach Police have identified the victim of Monday's shooting as 33-year-old Sambo Chhoy of Long Beach.

Chhoy was found 9:55 p.m., on New York Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. He had been shot in the torso. The victim was rushed to a hospital where he died, police officials said.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortez and Peter Lackovic at (562) 570-7244.

Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling (800) 222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visitingwww.lacrimestoppers.org.


A man was shot in Long Beach and died at a hospital, authorities said today.

The man, in his 30s, was wounded about 9:50 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of New York Street, and died at a hospital about 20 minutes later, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Authorities withheld the man's name, pending notification of his relatives. The circumstances of the shooting were under investigation.

-- City News Service


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