Facial recognition technology has become a hot-button issue in Long Beach. Some city commissioners are arguing the LBPD should stop using it.
Two women working at a nearby insurance business said it was frightening for the violence to happen so close by in the middle of the day.
The victim ran “directly into the path” of another vehicle, the CHP said.
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Police released photos of the car they say hit Jere Whitney, a 78-year-old grandmother who was a writer and well-liked volunteer at the Long Beach Playhouse.
LAPD officers chased two suspects into Long Beach before the pursuit ended with a crash near Locust Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway, police said.
The victim told police he was walking when another man tried to talk to him. When he kept walking, the suspect fired at him but missed, police said.
“The court found the witness to be extremely credible and brave,” Long Beach Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Lowenthal said of the girl’s testimony.
Long Beach police and sheriff’s deputies were escorting several dozen people off the boat and detaining them on the shore, according to a witness.