Jioni Malik Kyles
Jioni Malik Kyles, a 21-year-old black male, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 after being shot in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records and assailant remains at large.
Officers responded about 10:45 p.m. Monday to the 3200 block of Andy Street, where they found the victim, identified by the coroner’s office as Jioni Malik Kyles, of Long Beach, struck by gunfire in the upper torso, police said.
“Officers began performing life saving measures at the scene. Subsequently, the Long Beach Fire Department responded and determined the victim deceased,” police said in a news release.
Police said no witnesses have come forward and no suspect information was available. Detectives were working to determine a motive.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call homicide detectives Ben Vargas and Sean Irving at 562-570-7244. Tips can be shared anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or by using the P3 Tips smartphone app.