LONG BEACH — Police were searching for two suspects Monday after a shooting in the 1600 block of Pine Avenue left a male suffering from non-life threatening injuries to the torso.

According to police, the victim was approached by the suspects about 2:30 p.m. Monday when he was shot and later transported to the hospital. The incident is being investigated as gang related.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Gang Enforcement Detail at 562-570-7370. Anonymous tips can be made to 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

- Greg Mellen