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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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Man Shot to Death Standing on Sidewalk

Los Angeles: A 24-year-old Long Beach man was shot to death while standing on a sidewalk in the 700 block of North Lagoon Avenue.

On December 12, 2006, just before 9:30 p.m., a gunman walked up to David Rocha Lopez and shot him for no apparent reason.

"Mr. Lopez wasn't a gang member and we haven’t determined what the shooting was about," said Detective David Cortez.

The gunman is described as Hispanic.

Anyone with information is asked to call Harbor Homicide Detectives David Cortez or Rosemary Piazza at 310-522-2036. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).

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