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LBPD Blotter - 5/15/24

Release Date: 2024-05-15

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.

  • Hit Shooting – 6400 block of Atlantic Avenue: On May 14, 2024 at approximately 10:53 p.m., officers responded to the 6400 block of Atlantic Avenue regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers contacted a female adult victim with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for her injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and known female adult suspect were in a physical altercation, which escalated when the suspect shot the victim. The suspect fled before officers arrived. No other injuries were reported, and the investigation is ongoing.

  • No-Hit Shooting – 1100 block of Minerva Park: On May 15, 2024 at approximately 1:17 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Minerva Park regarding a shots call. Upon arrival, officers located evidence indicating a shooting had occurred. The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. Suspect information and the motive for the shooting are under investigation. No injuries were reported, and the investigation is ongoing.

This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.