The Long Beach Police Department on Monday released surveillance footage of a person of interest in the shooting of a mother and child who were walking home from the grocery store.
The footage shows a man in his 20s or 30s entering a convenience store at the intersection of Locust Avenue and East 9th Street, the scene of the shooting, shortly after Carina Mancera, 26, and her 4-year-old daughter, Jennabel Anaya were gunned down on Aug. 6, according to a news release.
At the time, Mancera was walking home from the grocery store with her boyfriend, Luis Anaya, and daughter when a man approached and opened fire, according to Long Beach Police Sgt. Robert Woods.
Mancera died at the scene; Jennabel was pronounced dead later at a hospital, according to coroner’s records. Luis Anaya was unhurt.
Anaya told The Times he didn’t recognize the shooter, whose face was ...