Police investigating drive-by-shooting that left two teenagers wounded
Long Beach, California – Police said a drive-by shooting on Sunday morning in Long Beach left two teenagers wounded. According to the latest information, the teenagers sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident occurred in the 1600 block of East 14th Street around 6:35 a.m. when multiple suspects inside a car came near the 15- and 16-year-old victims and started shooting at them, according to Long Beach Police Department spokesman Brandon Fahey.
The suspects fled the area in their vehicle before police officers arrived. According to Fahey, officers who responded to the scene discovered evidence, including bullet casings, and found that a multi-unit home had been hit by gunfire as well.
The teenagers were taken to a hospital by paramedics.
“Gang detectives responded and are actively conducting their investigation,” said Fahey.
There is currently no information available regarding the suspects or their motives.