1 killed, 1 wounded in downtown Long Beach double shooting

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One man was killed and a woman was hospitalized in a double shooting in downtown Long Beach on Tuesday, police said.

One man was killed and a woman was hospitalized in a double shooting in downtown Long Beach on Tuesday, police said.

Long Beach police responded to reports of the shooting at about 4 p.m. in an alleyway in the area of East Broadway and Atlantic Avenue, where two people were found shot, authorities said.

A man was pronounced dead inside of the driver's seat of a car at the scene and a woman was transported to an area hospital, according to Long Beach police. Sgt. Brad Johnson of Long Beach PD said the woman was wounded in the upper and lower torso and was in serious but stable condition.

Animal control officials were called to the scene to take away a dog and a small puppy that were inside the car.

No suspect information was released as Long Beach police continued to investigate a motive. Several guests at a nearby hotel were being questioned for more information on the shooting.
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