Long Beach man wounded in shooting dies from injuries

A 42-year-old man shot on a Long Beach street this week has died of his injuries, authorities said Saturday.

Police responding to a report of a shooting found Tomas Palmas, 42, lying in the street in the 1700 block of Cerritos Avenue about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

Paramedics took Palmas to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition. He died about 7 p.m. Friday, police said.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation, and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Long Beach police homicide detectives at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).

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