Police were called to the Edwards Cinema Theater at the Long Beach Town Center on Saturday night, after reports of "shots call inside of a movie theatre". When police arrived, people where already leaving the movie due to "suspicious subject inside" according to L.B.P.D spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.
Police discovered, during a screening of the DC Comics film “Joker”, "a male adult subject walked to the front of the theatre while wearing a backpack" causing a commotion, film goers became afraid the man with the backpack, fearing he "was in possession of a weapon and ran out of the theatre."
The male suspect was later detained and taken into custody due to having an outstanding warrant. L.B.P.D's Violent Crimes Detectives will be assisting in the ongoing investigation.
Forever 21, the L.A based fast-fashion department store has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday and 180 locations are under consideration for closer, including the Forever 21 located in the Lakewood Mall.
Letter From #Forever21:
List of Forever 21 Stores Set to Close:
Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood, CA
Anaheim Plaza, Anaheim, CA
The Galleria @ South Bay, Redondo Beach, CA
Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA
The Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA
The River at Rancho Mirage, Rancho Mirage, CA
Tustin Marketplace (F21 RED), Tustin, CA
Westfield Culver City, Culver City, CA
Westfield Topanga Plaza, Canoga Park, CA
Garden State Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
Beverly Center,Los Angeles, CA
Sherman Oaks Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks, CA
Former Long Beach Council-member and current California State Senator Lena Gonzales has endorsed Suely Saro in Long Beach 6th distrcit race against incumbent Dee Andrews.