Police searching for suspect in fatal Southern California carjacking

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A man is dead after being the victim of a carjacking in Long Beach Sunday morning, police announced.  

Officers with the Long Beach Police Department responded to the deadly incident at Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Fe Avenue just before 10 a.m.  

Details are extremely limited, but police said responding officers discovered an adult male victim in critical condition.  

Medical personnel with the Long Beach Fire Department rushed the victim to the hospital where officials say he later succumbed to his injuries.  

Long Beach police officer seen in intersection of Santa Fe Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway after a fatal carjacking on June 23, 2024. (KTLA)

It is unclear how exactly the victim sustained the injuries during the carjacking.  

The suspect fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle before law enforcement arrived and remains on the loose.  

Homicide detectives responded to the scene where an investigation into the incident, including a motive and the circumstances surrounding the carjacking, is ongoing, authorities said.  

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact the Long Beach Police Department. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-222-8477 or leave tips online at www.lacrimestoppers.org.  

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.