LONG BEACH – County authorities Wednesday revealed the name of a man who was killed in Long Beach during a confrontation with possibly two suspects.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office identified Gavin Clason, 33, as the victim of the fatal stabbing.
The fight was reported at 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 3900 block of East Ocean Boulevard, according to Long Beach police Lt. Jason Garido.
Firefighters and paramedics were already tending to Clason when officers arrived, Garido said.
“Despite Long Beach Fire’s attempts, they determined the victim to be deceased,” he said.
The suspects were possibly two men, and detectives were working to develop leads at a crime scene investigation, the lieutenant said.
According to the coroner’s office, Clason died of multiple stab wounds to the chest. His death was classified as a homicide.