Woman Killed, Five Injured in Shooting at Long Beach Bar

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A woman was killed and five other people were injured early Saturday in a shooting outside a Long Beach bar, according to police.

The shooting happened around 12:40 a.m. on Pacific Coast Highway near Canal Avenue, media relations officer Alvino Herrera said.

The woman, a 57-year-old Ontario resident, died at the scene, according to police. Three men and two other women were also wounded in the shooting. Four of them had injuries that were not life-threatening; the fifth is in critical but stable condition, according to police.

One woman who arrived at the scene after the shooting had told KTLA-TV Channel 5 she believed that the person who died was her mother-in-law, a grandmother who had been there to mark someone else’s death.

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SOURCE: Los Angeles Times, Emily Alpert Reyes