A man was fatally shot Friday in a park in Long Beach.

Officers dispatched around 5:30 a.m. to a shooting call at the park in the 800 block of East Seventh Street found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body, the Long Beach Police Department reported.

The man was in the park when an unidentified assailant walked up to him and fired several shots, then fled in an unknown direction, according to police, who were unsure of a motive for the attack.

Paramedics dispatched to the location pronounced the man, who was not immediately identified, dead at the scene.

Long Beach police homicide detectives urged anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at 562-570-7244.

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