Man Killed, Woman Injured in Long Beach Shooting: Police

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A man was killed, and a woman was injured Tuesday afternoon when shots were fired in a Long Beach alley, police said.

Two people were shot, one fatally, in Long Beach on March 7, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

The shooting happened about 4:12 p.m. in the 200 block of Liberty Court. Responding officers found a man and a woman in a car suffering from gunshot wounds, police told KTLA.

Witnesses told KTLA the man was slumped over the steering wheel of the car. The woman, who was visibly injured, was videotaped by a neighbor limping away from the car.

Witnesses said they saw a dark-colored car pull alongside the white car the victims were in and also reported hearing five gunshots.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, the Long Beach Police Department said in a news release.

The woman was taken to a local hospital in serious, but stable condition, LBPD Sgt. Brad Johnson told KTLA.

A motive into the shooting was unknown.

No other information was released.

The investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information was asked to call LBPD Homicide Detail at 562-570-7244.

KTLA's Matt Phillips contributed to this story.

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