LONG BEACH – Reynard Lionell Fulton, 29, of Palmdale, was shot to death Saturday night in Long Beach, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
According to a press release from Long Beach Police Department, at approximately 7:24 p.m., Saturday, officers responded to a call that shots were fired in the 1300 block of Atlantic Avenue, near a Smart & Final store at Anaheim Street and Atlantic Avenue.
When officers arrived on the scene they located Fulton on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The preliminary investigation revealed that Fulton was confronted and fired upon by an unknown suspect.
Paramedics from the Long Beach Fire Department transported Fulton to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Fulton was known to frequent Long Beach, police said.
The incident is being investigated as gang-related and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who may have information on the incident is urged to call Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Terri Hubert or Mark Bigel at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips via text or e-mail may be submitted by visiting www.tipsoft.com.