17-year-old boy critically injured during shooting at Long Beach park; 2 others also hospitalized

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 11:23PM
17-year-old boy critically injured during shooting at Long Beach park
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A teen is in critical condition and two others were left injured after they were shot at a park in Long Beach, police said.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A teen is in critical condition and two others were left injured after a shooting broke out at a park in Long Beach, police said.

It happened just before 2 p.m. Saturday at Silverado Park on West 31st Street.

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When officers arrived, they found two men with injuries and a 17-year-old boy in critical condition.

According to police, the victims were at the basketball courts when a vehicle drove past them and began shooting.

"An exchange of gunfire occurred between the vehicle and an unidentified subject in the park," said investigators in a statement.

Information regarding a suspect or suspects was not available.

Update: After this story was first published, one of the shooting victims died. Details on the vigil to honor his memory here.