LONG BEACH, Calif. – A man who allegedly stabbed another man at a Long Beach strip mall remained hospitalized Monday after he was shot and wounded by an arriving police officer.
The shooting occurred about 6:50 p.m. Sunday in the 5200 block of Atlantic Avenue, according to Long Beach police Officer Paige White.
Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in progress, White said.
“Upon arrival, officers located a male adult suspect and a male adult victim, and an officer-involved shooting occurred,” she said
Both the suspect and the victim were taken to a hospital by paramedics and were listed in critical condition, White said.
The officer involved in the shooting was not injured, she said.
Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson has not made any comments on the matter.