After one person was critically hurt in a stabbing and three others had minor injuries, Long Beach police shot a suspect in the Belmont Shore area on Tuesday, according to police and fire officials.
No other information was provided, according to Brian Fisk, a representative for the Long Beach Fire Department, who also noted that the stabbing victim was taken immediately to a trauma center. According to Fisk, the three additional victims received brief medical attention on the spot near 2nd Street before being freed.
The Long Beach Police Department tweeted that officers arrived at the scene around 11:54 a.m. and shot the suspect. He was sent to a local hospital for treatment; no details about his condition were immediately released.
There is no “current threat to the public,” according to Long Beach police, and the event is being looked into.
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A shooting occurred in the Long Beach neighborhood of Belmont Shore on Saturday afternoon, injuring a man. According to Richard Mejia, a spokesman for the Long Beach Police Department, the incident was reported at around 3:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Second Street and Bay Shore Avenue.
According to Mejia, the first responding cops discovered a male with a non-life-threatening upper-body gunshot wound. The man was transported by paramedics to a hospital, where he stayed on Sunday.
Mejia claimed that when the victim and another man got into a quarrel, the other man shot the victim. When police arrived, the suspect was still present and was taken into custody. He was recognized as Apple Valley resident Nicholas Jude Escobar, 39.
The relationship between the two had not been determined on Sunday, Mejia said.