On Thursday, November 26, 2015, at approximately 11:19 P.M., an officer responded to assist the
Long Beach Fire Department with a report of an assault at a residence in the 300 block of E. Sunset Street, which resulted in an officer-involved shooting.
The preliminary investigation has determined the following:
It was determined that Nguyen was the original calling party and described to the dispatcher he had been the victim of an assault and required paramedics. The assault Nguyen reported is still under investigation. At this time we have not been able to determine the circumstances, or locate any witnesses, in regards to Nguyen’s reported assault.
We are seeking witnesses who may have information about the assault Nguyen reported. Anyone with information about the assault or the officer-involved shooting is urged to contact the Long Beach Police Homicide Detail at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org
The Police Department thoroughly reviews all use of force incidents through a rigorous multi-step process that evaluates legal, policy, tactical and equipment issues. In addition, all officer-involved shootings involving a suspect who is hit, are independently investigated by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.