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Police investigate shooting death near Cambodia Town

Long Beach police officers found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body just after midnight on Wednesday.

Police investigate shooting death near Cambodia Town
File photo by Brandon Richardson.

Long Beach detectives are investigating a shooting near Cambodia Town that left one man dead early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.

Few details about the shooting were immediately available, but police say officers responded just after midnight to the 800 block of Atlantic Avenue following reports of shots fired in the area, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

When officers got to the area, they found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body, police said. Officers aided the man until Long Beach Fire personnel arrived and pronounced him dead, authorities said. He’s been identified as 28-year-old Long Beach resident Tyrone Parks, police said.

Police say the suspect, meanwhile, fled the scene before their arrival.

This story has been updated with the victim’s identity and more information about the incident. The story was also updated to reflect the correct address of general area where police believe the shooting took place.

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