Marvey Alofaituli, a 54-year-old Samoan man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in the 200 block of East 10th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 3:45 a.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at what police said was an illegal gaming establishment, police said in a news release.
Officers found Alofaituli with gunshot wounds, and he was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The suspect, identified by police as David Gonzalez, was still at the scene and taken into custody.
Police said Gonzalez, a 23-year-old Latino, was “engaged in illegal gambling” when he pulled out a gun and shot Alofaituli during a fight inside the business.
After Gonzalez shot Alofaituli, other people intervened.
Police said they don’t believe the suspect and victim knew each other.
Gonzalez has been …
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