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Jonathan Rodriguez-Zamora Charged In Drive-By Shooting That Wounded 3 In Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Charges were filed Tuesday against a Wilmington man accused in a weekend drive-by shooting that injured three in downtown Long Beach, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

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Jonathan Rodriguez-Zamora, 23, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting.

The shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday outside the Hooters restaurant at Shoreline Drive and Aquarium Way. Authorities said two men and a 13-year-old boy were wounded.

Police said the shots were fired from a vehicle and one bullet went through the front door of the restaurant, and one of the victims ran inside the restaurant for help.

"From what I understand, it was a very chaotic scene," Long Beach Police Department Chief Robert Luna said following the shooting. "Thank God we had several officers on the spot, and our officers are amazing."

Shortly after the shooting, officers stopped a vehicle believed to be involved with the shooting and arrested Rodriguez-Zamora and two minors — a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old. Police said a firearm was recovered from the vehicle.

It was not immediately clear if charges were filed against the teens.

Rodriguez-Zamora is set to be arraigned July 13.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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