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Teen leaving Long Beach party shot to death

June 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A teenager who was leaving a house party in Long Beach was shot and killed on Saturday night.

Police responded to the shooting on the 100 block of East 56th Street at 11:35 p.m. and found a male in his late teens with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities said he got into a fight with a group of people. One pulled out a gun and shot the teen before running away.

Investigators believe the shooting was gang related. Anyone with information is urged to call The Long Beach Police Department at (562) 570-7244.