LONG BEACH, Calif. – A 41-year-old man was shot to death Sunday morning after being confronted by several suspects in Long Beach who fled the scene in a vehicle, authorities said.
The victim was identified as Andre McClendon, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
Officers responding about 2:20 a.m. to the 1700 block of Pine Avenue, regarding a shooting, located McClendon suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Arriving paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
Detectives said McClendon was shot shortly after being approached by several suspects, who fled the scene in a vehicle before police arrived. A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.
Long Beach police homicide detectives urged anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at 562-570-7244. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.