Police responded to five reports of shootings throughout the city overnight, two men were wounded in separate incidents while a home and multiple vehicles were damaged.
Long Beach does provide a list of restaurants that have closed due to health issues, but the city at this time said it does not plan to include coronavirus-related closures.
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Hundreds of skaters and spectators gathered at the area of Junipero Avenue and Ocean Boulevard known as Cherry Hill as part of an event billed as “Skate for Peace” that also denounced police brutality.
Officials said the two men are known to each other. The suspect fled before police arrived to the scene.
Members of the local chapter of Black Lives Matter and allied organizations revealed a “People’s Budget Proposal” that calls to reinvest police funds into Black lives and communities of color.
The department requested that the item be pulled “because we are currently reviewing all of our processes to ensure the highest level of transparency,” said Long Beach police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.
One incident took place late Saturday night while the other was reported early Sunday morning.
Dante Lopez started off with a cough last December. By spring, doctors revealed he had not only contracted pneumonia but COVID-19 as well. A week later, his wife became hospitalized too, leaving their teen quadruplets to rely on each other.
Fred Taft was in the bathroom of Pan American Park in 2018 when he was gunned down on a Saturday afternoon where his family gathered to celebrate his 58th birthday.