A man was stabbed in the city’s East Village neighborhood Wednesday night following a brief argument with another man.
Officers responded to a call of an assault with a knife near 3rd Street and Elm Avenue at 11:26PM, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokesman Sgt. Brad Johnson.
Authorities said the victim was stabbed in his lower torso by the suspect following a brief argument. The suspect then fled the area wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
Officials do not believe the incident is gang-related. The investigation remains ongoing.