Sheriff ID’s Man Fatally Shot at Motel

By City News Service

SOUTH GATE – Authorities Monday identified a man who was fatally shot at a South Gate motel.

The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Tree Inn in the 9000 block of Long Beach Boulevard, said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Samuel Jimenez, 27, died at the scene, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. His hometown was not known.

Detectives were looking for a woman, described as “a person of interest,” who was believed to have been with Jimenez at the motel.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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