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Man shot while travelling on Metro Blue Line in Long Beach on Monday night

By Brian Hews

Details are emerging regarding a shooting that took place on the Metro Blue Line on Monday night in Long Beach.

In a statement to member of the media, it was confirmed that at approximately 6:16 P.M., a 19-year old male was shot while traveling on the southbound Metro Blue Line at 5th Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach.

According to a spokesman with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, three to four male Black suspects were last seen running eastbound on 6th Street.  The victim is in stable condition.

The reason for the shooting is unknown at this time.

There is no additional information available at this time.

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.

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