1 person was killed and 5 were hospitalized in a shooting outside The West Cocktail Lounge in Long Beach on May 19.
Jacqueline Gatsby Killed, 5 Others Injured in Shooting Outside The West Cocktail Lounge
Last Update: 7/13/2020
A 57-year-old woman was killed and five others were hospitalized with injuries after a shooting outside of The West Cocktail Lounge in Long Beach early Sunday morning.
Police and paramedics were called to the scene at around 12:38 a.m. on Sunday. They discovered multiple victims after arriving at the lounge, located at 1616 West Pacific Highway.
57-year-old Jacqueline Gatsby was pronounced dead at the scene. Three men and a critically injured woman were rushed to a nearby hospital. Two of those men suffered non-life-threatening injuries, while a third suffered a wound to the face and was in intensive care. The critically injured woman was listed in stable condition.
A third female victim went to the hospital on her own with a gunshot wound to her lower torso. That injury is not considered life-threatening.
Investigators say that an unknown number of suspects were involved in the shooting. According to family members of Glasby, she and several of her cousins were in the parking lot for a vigil for someone who recently died.