Man arrested in connection with murder of 46-year-old Long Beach resident, police say – Reuters

Kelly Anderson Bayloe, 49, was convicted of one count of murder following an investigation that led detectives to believe he was the shooter who shot Pearson after an argument in North Long Beach, said the Long Beach Police Department in a news release Tuesday afternoon. Bayloe’s bail was set at $2 million, according to Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department inmate records.

Bayloe is accused of shooting Pearson sometime after 9 p.m. in the 6100 block of Long Beach Boulevard in the city’s Coolidge Triangle neighborhood, police say.

Pearson was among a group of people in the area when Bayloe approached them, police said. An argument ensued between the group and Bayloe, which escalated into a shootout, police said. Bayloe and the group of people he had argued with fled the scene before police could respond.

When officers arrived at the scene of the shooting at approximately 9:13 p.m., they found Pearson with a gunshot wound to his upper body and rescued him until Long Beach firefighters arrived and transported him to a local hospital, where he died. of his injuries, police said. No other injuries were reported.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation. Detectives are expected to present their case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office later this week, the LBPD said.

Man shot dead following argument in North Long Beach, police say

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