(LBPD Press Release)
On Jan. 22, 2021, at approximately 2:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Elm Avenue regarding a reported shooting, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim laying in the alley suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Officers rendered medical aid until the arrival of the Long Beach Fire Department. Fire Department personnel also rendered aid, but later determined the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 25-year old Egary Baide, a resident of Long Beach.
Based on the preliminary investigation, the victim was in the alley when a shooting occurred. Detectives are searching the area for additional evidence and witnesses. The motive for the shooting has not been determined.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is urged to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Oscar Valenzuela or Eric Thai at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting http://www.lacrimestoppers.org.