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Updated: Nov 13, 2019


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According to the L.B.P.D, the alleged suspect was being followed by undercover LBPD officers. The suspect later identified as 18-year-old Jordan Michael Griffin, was wearing dark clothing and a mask, pointing a fake gun at the store clerk.


The police department asserts that Griffin was ordered to drop his weapon, but "the suspect failed to comply with the officer's orders" and that Griffin turned toward the officers "with gun in hand" and was fatally shot by the gaggle of undercover police.


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Previously Reported:

According to the L.B.P.D, A bystander suffered a minor injury to his upper body when he was struck by a ricochet bullet from an L.B.P.D officers' firearm, during the September 19th robbery of a Long Beach area 7-Eleven.


More:

One of the main suspects of the September 19th armed robbery at Seven-Eleven, Devontae Moore, a 22-year-old resident of Long Beach, is currently being held on a $450,000 bail and was formally charged with; six counts of robbery, one count of attempt robbery, one count of attempt burglary, and one count of assault with a deadly weapon.


What Happened:

According to the LBPD, on Thursday, September 19th, an officer shot and killed an armed suspect they said was trying to rob a business on the 5100 block of East Pacific Coast Highway near the Traffic Circle area of Long Beach.



Details:

  • In the course of surveilling a Nissan Altima, believed to have been involved in a series of armed robberies earlier in the week, when an adult male exited the Altima and entered a 7-Eleven on the 5100 block of East Pacific Coast Highway.

  • The officers followed the suspect into the convenience store and ordered the suspect to drop his gun and surrender and according to the LBPD "the suspect failed to comply and an officer-involved shooting occurred".

  • A second suspect was also arrested, he was later identified as 22-year-old Devontae Moore of Long Beach, who was in the parked Altima was taken into custody and later charged with robbery and is being held on $350,000 bail.



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What Happened:

According to the L.B.P.D, a 90-year-old man was struck by a vehicle and later died, near the intersection of Willow Street and La Vere Drive in West Long Beach late Sunday night.


Details:

The investigation is in its infancy, but police has disclosed that a white Toyota Tacoma truck was driving westbound on Willow Street and struck an elderly pedestrian, who was walking across Willow Street at an unmarked crosswalk at La Vere Drive, at approximately 9:25 pm Sunday night. The driver later fled the scene of the incident.

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The Takeaways:

The third Democratic presidential debate was the first time the top contenders shared the same stage. Overall, the candidates focused more at attacking each other and less Trump bashing.


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Biden is Challenged regarding Obama's Immigration Policy:


What Happened:

Debate Moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden on whether President Obama made a mistake regarding mass-deportations, Biden responded by saying "the president [Obama] did the best thing that was able to be done at the time" and that he was only "the vice president of the US".


Former Labor Secretary Julian Castro, quickly challenged Biden, by suggesting Biden was dodging the question, “I agree that Barack Obama is very different from Donald Trump,” he said. “He wants to take credit for Obama’s work but not have to answer any questions.”


Bernie and Warren Clash With Biden Over Medicare-For-All


What They Said on Health Care:

Bernie: " I wrote the damn bill, if I may say so, [I] intend to eliminate all out-of-pocket expenses, all deductibles, all co-payments. Nobody in America will pay more than $200 a year for prescription drugs because we're gonna stand up to the greed, and corruption and price-fixing of the pharmaceutical industry."


Bided: " I know the senator [Warren] says she's for Bernie. Well,

I'm for Barack. I think Obama-Care worked". The former Vice President would later add "How are we going to pay for it? I want to hear that tonight,” the former Vice President said.


Warren: "We pay for, those at the very top the richest individuals and the biggest corporations are going to pay more. And middle-class families are going to pay less".


Klobuchar Takes Aim at Sanders' Medicare-For-All Plan "Its not a bold idea, its a bad idea".



Harris Gets Pressed on Her Changing Criminal Justice Views


Sen. Kamala Harris focused more on attacking President Trump, rather than her fellow contenders. Even saying President Donald Trump's trade policy remind her "of that guy in 'The Wizard of Oz,' you know, when you pull back the curtain, it's a really small dude," Harris was referring to the Oz character.

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