Long Beach Police plead for public’s help in solving murder of mother, young daughter
Luis Anaya, Jennabel Anaya, Carina Mancera

Long Beach Police Homicide Sgt. Robert Woods asks for the public's help for clues in the close-range fatal shooting of Long Beach mother Carina Mancera, 26, and her 4-year-old daughter Jennabel Anaya.

The mother and daughter were gunned down around 10:20 p.m. near East Ninth Street and Locust Avenue as they were returning home from the grocery store on August 6, KTLA reports. The killer opened fire on the pair at close range before shooting at 27-year-old Luis Anaya, Mancera's longtime boyfriend and the little girl’s father, Long Beach Police Homicide Sgt. Robert Woods said.

Mancera sustained multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene. Jennabel was pronounced dead early the following morning at a hospital.

A $40,000 reward is being offered for information in the case.

If you have any information related to the case, you are urged to contact the Long Beach Police Homicide Division at (562) 570-5600. Anonymous tips can be left by calling 800-222-8477, texting “TIPLA” plus the tip to 274637, or via the website lacrimestoppers.org.

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