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Kevin Bell, 25 [Updated]

Kevin Bell, a 25-year-old black man, was fatally shot Monday, April 18, in the 1800 block of Gardenia Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police were called regarding shots fired at 11:48 p.m. Sunday, April 17, according to a Long Beach Police Department news release.

When authorities arrived, they found Bell in his car with several gunshot wounds. The Fire Department responded and pronounced him dead.

It was not immediately known whether the shooting was gang-related, authorities said.

Anyone who may have any information about the shooting is asked to call Long Beach Police Department homicide Dets. Mark McGuire or Greg Krabbe at (562) 570-7244. Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

[Update May 20: Two alleged gang members held in Long Beach slaying]

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