Police Investigating Monday Morning Stabbing Near Poly High as Possibly Gang-Related

Long Beach police are investigating a possible gang-related stabbing that left one man injured in the Poly High neighborhood of the city Monday morning, authorities said.

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According to officials, the stabbing happened on Monday, September 28, near 20th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue after the victim got into a dispute with a group of male subjects, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokesperson Marlene Arrona said.

The victim and three other people then left in a vehicle to a local hospital but were involved in a traffic collision on East Hill Street and Myrtle Avenue, where police responded at about 11:10AM.

A preliminary investigation found that the driver lost control and crashed the vehicle and the victim and one other occupant left the scene to continue to a local hospital.

Officers then found the victim at the hospital being treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to Arrona.

Officials are investigating the incident as possibly gang-related.



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