Long Beach, California 2021-05-04 18:40:16 –
Although few details were readily available, police had a taped area in an alley near the intersection of Pacific Avenue and 20th Avenue. The shoot took place a few minutes before 3 pm.
Witness Nicole Hakimanian was leaving the apartment to ride a bicycle when he heard five gunshots and the squeaking of car tires in the alley.
Hakimanian said he later learned that his neighbor, a man in his twenties, was injured in a drive-by shooting while standing in the garage.
Paramedics took the victim to the hospital. Authorities did not immediately provide details on the extent of his injury.
According to Hakimanian, the area has long had criminal problems, but shootings occurred more frequently in pandemics.
“I hear gunshots almost every night,” she said. “People are desperate.”
Shooting surged this year on Long Beach. 145% increase in the first quarter of 2021 Compared to last year.
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