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Ryan James Helm, 36

Ryan Helm, a 36-year-old white man, was shot and killed Sunday, May 30, in the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police responded to a call reporting gunfire about 4:08 a.m. and found Helm suffering from several gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to a Long Beach Police Department news release.

Helm was taken by paramedics to a local hospital where he died at 4:53 a.m., according to coroner's records.

Investigators had no information about the assailant, and a motive for the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Homicide Dets. Scott Lasch or Donald Goodman at (562) 570-7244.

-- Sarah Ardalani

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