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LBPD Blotter - Jan. 23, 2023

Release Date: 2023-01-23

Welcome to the LBPD Blotter!

As part of our ongoing commitment to external communications and providing valuable information to our community, the Department posts preliminary information about incidents that occurred the previous evening, including shootings and stabbings, as well as any other LBPD updates to the Department’s homepage and on the “News” tab of the Department’s website. This page will be updated as new incidents occur.

Here’s a recap of incidents occurring last night:

  • Officers investigate non-fatal hit shooting  -  On 1/23/23, at approximately 2:46 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Long Beach Boulevard regarding a report of a shots call. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim suffering a gunshot wound to the lower body. The Long Beach Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim stated he was near the area when he was approached by two male suspects that pointed firearms at him. As the victim began to flee, he was struck by gunfire and the suspects fled the scene prior to officers arrival. At this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation is ongoing. 
UPDATE 1/23/23 at 1:50 P.M. 
  • Officers investigating an assault with a deadly weapon report - On 1/23/2023, at approximately 11:13 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Magnolia Avenue regarding an assault with a deadly weapon report. Upon arrival, officers contacted a male adult victim who stated his relative, a male adult suspect, threatened him with a knife and is currently inside their shared residence. Responding officers evacuated all other subjects from the residence and are currently evacuating nearby residents. The LBPD SWAT team responded to the scene and are currently working to de-escalate the situation. Road closure are currently in effect from Magnolia Avenue and Tenth Street to North Loma Vista Drive. At this time, no injuries were reported, officers are currently on scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

*Update 1/23/22 1:50 p.m:* This page was updated to include the preliminary information regarding an assault with a deadly weapon investigation:
This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.