On Monday, November 19, 2012, at approximately 6:16 P.M., a 19-year old male was shot while traveling on the southbound Metro Blue Line at 5th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach.
Three to four male Black suspects were last seen running eastbound on 6th Street.
The victim is in stable condition.
The reason for the shooting is unknown at this time.
There is no additional information available at this time.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Transit Services Bureau at (323) 563-5000. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
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