UPDATE: On June 19, 2018, at approximately 9:20 a.m., Carlos Gustavo Ohm, a 29 year-old male resident of Long Beach was arrested in the 1500 block of Chestnut Avenue in relation to this incident. Ohm was booked for Murder and is being held on a $2M bail. Ohm is due to be arraigned in the Los Angeles Superior Court on June 21, 2018.
On June 18, 2018, at approximately 2:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of 17th Street and Daisy Avenue and in response to a reported shooting.
Officers arrived and located a male adult Hispanic with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. Long Beach Fire Department responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.
A possible suspect on a bicycle was seen fleeing the area eastbound on 17th Street from Daisy Avenue.
The victim appeared to be 30-35 years-old and was believed to be living inside of a small transient encampment located in the area of Daisy Avenue and 17th Street.
The incident does not appear to be gang-related. A motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the LBPD Homicide Detectives Mark Mattia or Donald Goodman at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.
This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.