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Woman shot to death in Wrigley neighborhood, police say

Officials said 43-year-old Long Beach resident Myriam Zaragoza was shot Wednesday afternoon in the 2300 block of Locust Avenue.

Woman shot to death in Wrigley neighborhood, police say

Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in Long Beach’s Wrigley neighborhood.

In a statement Thursday, the Long Beach Police Department said officers responded to the 2300 block of Locust Avenue at around 3:25 p.m. after 43-year-old Long Beach resident Myriam Zaragoza had gone into cardiac arrest.

At the scene, officers learned Zaragoza had been shot multiple times in the upper body, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, they added.

It’s unclear who shot Zaragoza or why. Police say they’re currently investigating the circumstances and are asking anyone who may have more information to contact detectives at 562-570-7244.


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