Juvenile Killed in Long Beach Shooting

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LONG BEACH (CNS) - A ''person of interest'' was detained today in Long Beach after a juvenile male was fatally shot in Long Beach. 

Officers from the Long Beach Police Department were called at approximately 9:25 p.m. Friday to a public housing complex in the 1000 block ofEast Via Wanda between Orange and Atlantic avenues, Long Beach Police Department Public Information Officer Brandon Fahey told City News Service. 

Police found the victim on a basketball court suffering from gunshots wounds to the upper torso, Fahey said.   

Paramedics were called to the complex but the victim died at the scene.   

Homicide detectives were searching the scene for witnesses and evidence into the early morning hours.   

There was no suspect information available.   

The gender of the person of interest was not known. 

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