Police look for shooter in Long Beach slaying
Jeff Pouncil,19, was shot around noon Thursday in the 2100 block of Orange Avenue, police said. He was taken to a local hospital with a wound to the torso and pronounced dead.
The shooter opened fire on Pouncil and a friend as they were walking northbound. Only Pouncil was struck, the Long Beach Police Department said.
Since January 2007, at least 195 homicides have been reported in Long Beach, according to a Times Homicide Report database.
Anyone with information in Thursday's shooting is asked to call Detective Malcom Evans or Detective Todd Johnson at (562) 570-7244.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Map shows Long Beach homicides reported since 2007. Credit: Times Homicide Report