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Police look for attacker in fatal Long Beach shooting

September 20, 2011 |  9:16 pm

Long Beach homicides Long Beach police Tuesday were looking for an attacker who fatally shot a 28-year-old man.

Andre Swafford died Saturday from his injuries after being wounded several days earlier near 9th Street and East Walnut Avenue, the Long Beach Police Department said.

Police found Swafford sprawled on a sidewalk. He had sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body.

Since January 2007, at least 184 homicides have been reported in Long Beach, according to a Times Homicide Report database.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Greg Krabbe or Det. Mark Bigel at (562) 570-7244.


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Map shows Long Beach homicides reported since 2007. Credit: Times' Homicide Report