A Long Beach man was fatally stabbed by his roommate Thursday after the two got into a dispute, authorities said.
A gas station clerk is in critical condition after he was shot in the neck during a robbery early Thursday morning at an Arco gas station on Seventh Street and Obispo Avenue.
Investigators do not yet know the motive for the shooting or have any suspect information.
Although total crime rose, the category of violent crime actually dropped by 1.4%, according to the LBPD’s year-end crime stats.
A prisoner being transported to court on a sheriff’s department bus briefly escaped custody Thursday morning, officials said.
The police department dive team was able to get the car out of the water on Monday, officials said.
The man is in stable condition, police said.
Officers were first called to the 1000 block of Anaheim Street at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Lester Jackson last went missing on Jan. 11.
Paramedics took him to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.