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Palmdale man shot to death in Long Beach [Updated]

October 2, 2011 |  8:52 am

Map shows location of Saturday's shooting in purple, as well as nearby homicides in red, since January 2007. Click for more details on The Times’ interactive Homicide Report.

Police in Long Beach are investigating the fatal shooting of a Palmdale man.

Police found the victim, identified Sunday as Reynard Lionell Fulton, 29, suffering from a gunshot wound in the 1300 block of Atlantic Avenue after receiving a report of a shooting at 7:24 p.m. Saturday, said Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Lisa Massacani.

[Updated at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 2: At least 106 homicides have been reported within two miles of Saturday 's shooting since January 2007, according to coroner’s data collected for The Times’ interactive Homicide Report.]

Fulton was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Massacani had no other information on the suspect or the circumstances of the shooting.


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Map: Shows location of Saturday's shooting in purple, as well as 106 other homicides, in red, since January 2007. Credit: Los Angeles Times