Police on Saturday were searching for a 33-year-old Long Beach man accused in the shooting death that occurred earlier in the week.
Long Beach Police identified Jason Daniels as the suspect in the killing of 38-year-old William Luther Hayes of Long Beach. Investigators believe Daniels shot Hayes due to a personal conflict, officers said in a statement.
Daniels is described as 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He has black hair that was most recently long and worn in a ponytail as well as a full beard, according to police.
He was last seen traveling in a 2002 black Dodge Durango with a personalized license plate reading “1RAVON.”
The vehicle had damage on the passenger side and distinctive 22-inch rims, the release states.
Daniels is considered armed and dangerous, authorities said.
He is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred around 9 p.m. on Wednesday in the 500 block of Cherry Avenue, police said.
Officers arrived to find Hayes suffering from a gunshot injury. He was transported in critical but stable condition to a nearby hospital, where he died the next day.
Anyone who knows of Daniels’ whereabouts is encouraged to call 911.