Bar employee fatally shot by customer in Long Beach: police

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (KNX) — A man working at a Long Beach bar Sunday night was shot to death by a customer he had a dispute with, according to Long Beach police.

The shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. at Crow’s Nest at 1912 W. Willow St.

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Detectives learned the victim, who was an employee at the bar, got into an argument with a male adult customer. The argument escalated into a shooting, with the suspect firing multiple shots toward the victim, police said.

The victim was struck multiple times on his upper body by the gunfire and was taken to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries, police said.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the bar on foot, but no description was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling (800) 222-8477.

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