Early this morning LBPD responded to a shooting in the Carrol Park neighboorhood of Long Beach, that left one man wounded and a suspect quickly apprehended.
The identity of the victim and the suspects' motivation remains unknown at this time.
The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and was sent to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Thousand plus animated Bernie Sanders supporters congregated at Santa Ana's Valley High School outdoor basketball courts to hold a "No Party Preference" rally to support the front runner.
Possible Russian interference:
Sanders told the media that he was alerted by U.S officials about a Russian effort to assist his 2020 presidential campaign. Senator Sanders's comments came after a Washington Post story that reported that the Kremlin was trying to help the Sanders campaign, but " It is not clear what form that Russian assistance has taken".
Sanders' Press Conference:
Sen.Sanders talks to the media about No Party Preference and independent voters ahead of the March 3rd Primary.
CA Primary Poll:
According to a Monmouth University Poll: Bernie Sanders leads with 24%, followed by Joe Biden at 17%, Mike Bloomberg 13%, Elizabeth Warren 10%, Pete Buttigieg 9%, Tom Steyer 5%, Amy Klobuchar 4%, and Tulsi Gabbard with 2%
What We Know So Far:
LBPD is investigating an officer-involved shooting, that occurred sometime around 9 pm, at a liquor store located at the intersection of Atlantic Ave and Market Street, which concluded with the police shooting and killing the suspect in an exchange of gunfire.
According to the LBPD, the suspect, identified only as a 22-year-old Long Beach resident armed with a shotgun, shot two people at two separate locations
At some point during the altercation with the police, the suspect was struck by an LBPD police cruiser, after the suspect fired two shots at the police car, per ABC 7 News.
One of the victims was shot several times at a nearby Popeyes and is in critical condition at a nearby hospital.
This is the second officer-involved shooting this week.