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Richard Van, 22

Richard Van, a 22-year-old Asian man, was shot and killed Monday, March 12, in the 1300 block of Wesley Drive in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 4:30 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a call of a shooting, according to a news release from the department.

Van was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:56 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Investigators think that multiple people got into a fight before Van was shot, and police think the shooting is gang-related.

Anyone with information is asked to call Dets. Sean Irving and Ben Vargas at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter

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