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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
December 17, 2009 | 8:28
Jesus Nava, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 12, at Orange Avenue and 11th Street in Long Beach, authorities said.
Long Beach Police responded to a shots-fired call about 11 p.m. and found Nava with a gunshot wound in the upper body, according to a police news release. Nava was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:31 p.m.
Police are calling the killing possibly gang-related.
Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call Long Beach Police Dets. Patrick O'Dowd or Terri Hubert at (562) 570-7244.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Jesus Nava was shot. Credit: Google Maps