Posted on November 4, 2019

Long Beach, Calif. Mass Shooting Victims ID’d; Gunman on the Loose

WVIT-TV, November 2, 2019

Authorities have identified three men who died after a gunman opened fire from an alley into a party, fatally shooting them and wounding nine others.

Long Beach police say Thursday that 25-year-old Maurice Poe Jr., 35-year-old Melvin Williams II, and 28-year-old Ricardo Torres were slain in the attack.

Maurice Poe, Jr.

Authorities are still trying to find the gunman, who concealed his face as he fired the shots into the gathering of 25 to 30 people, including a group of co-workers, then fled in a vehicle. {snip}

Police say the shooting was a targeted attack but not believed to be gang-related.