A woman was killed and five other people were injured after at least one gunman opened fire at a Long Beach bar in California on Saturday, May 18, authorities have confirmed.
According to media relations officer Alvino Herrera, the shooting occurred at approx. 12:40 a.m. on Pacific Coast Highway near Canal Avenue.
Police said that the woman, who was identified as Jacqueline Glasby, a 57-year-old woman from Ontario, died at the scene. Among the wounded people, three were men and two others were women.
Four of the wounded people did not have life-threatening injuries while the fifth one was in critical but stable condition.
A woman, who arrived at the shooting scene later, told KTLA-TV Channel 5, said that the person who died was her mother-in-law.
Sabrina Neely told the news station, "She was important to us. She was all we had … She was just at the wrong place at the wrong time."
According to a statement released by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, the shooting happened during a gathering at a parking lot for a business.
It's not clear how many shooters opened fire at the scene. Police are asking people with information about the incident to contact detectives at 562-570-7244.
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