• Matt Esnayra

LB Man Accused of Stabbing a 7-Year-Old Child & An Adult Man

Long Beach police arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion he stabbed a 7-year-old boy and an adult male early Sunday morning, per LBP.


According to police, the incident occurred on Linden Ave and 15th Street just past midnight early Sunday morning.

  • The adult male victim and the child went to a local hospital to treat their non-life-threatening wounds; both victims would later be released.

  • Officers found out the suspect was still at the crime scene and arrested Axel Gomez, age 38.

  • Gomez faces an assault with a deadly weapon charge and child endangerment; he is currently being held at the Long Beach City Jail.

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