At 6:16 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot on a southbound Blue Line at 5th Street and Long Beach Boulevard in downtown Long Beach, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. The LASD tweeted that three to four suspects were subsequently seen running eastbound down 6th Street in Long Beach. The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Transit Services Bureau at (323) 563-5000.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.