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LBPD Blotter – August 5, 2022

Release Date: 2022-08-05

Welcome to the LBPD Blotter!

As part of our ongoing commitment to external communications and providing valuable information to our community, the Department will begin posting information about recent police activity, ongoing investigations, and other LBPD updates to the Department’s homepage and on the “News” tab of the Department’s website.

At approximately 10:00 a.m. each day, community members will be able to read preliminary information about incidents that may have occurred the previous evening, including shootings, stabbings, traffic fatality, and murder investigations, as well as any other notable incidents. This page will be a resource for the public to learn more about enforcement efforts, arrests, and commendable events and will be updated as new incidents occur.

Fatal Shooting in the 3100 Block of West Spring Street**

Update - The suspect has surrendered themselves to officers and will subsequently be booked at Long Beach City jail. A news release detailing the incident will be forthcoming.

Today at approximately 3:22 p.m., officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 3100 block of West Spring Street. Upon arrival, officers contacted a male victim with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The preliminary investigation suggests that the suspect is still in the area. LBPD officers have established a perimeter, the SWAT team has been activated, and nearby residents have evacuated and/or sheltered in place. The situation is fluid, and the investigation is ongoing.

Here’s a recap of incidents occurring last night:

  • Officers investigate a miscellaneous firearm discharge: On August 5, 2022 at approximately 12:38 a.m., officers were patrolling the area near the 400 block of Orange Avenue when they heard multiple gunshots. Officers were unable to locate a victim, suspect, or crime scene. The investigation is ongoing. 

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

**This information was included at 6:45 p.m.