• Matt Esnayra

L.B.P.D Officer-Involved Shooting on Atlantic Ave Liquor Store: What We Know So Far

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.

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