Long Beach Police Investigating Weekend Non-Fatal Stabbing of Man

Police are investigating the stabbing of a man in Long Beach early Saturday morning, authorities said.

Officers responded to Long Beach Boulevard and Ellis Street at about 3:35AM on Saturday, September 19.

The victim—who called police—said he was approached by someone and stabbed in the upper body, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokesperson Nancy Pratt said.

Authorities said the man, who appeared to be under the influence, was unable to provide more details about the incident.

He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Pratt added.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the LBPD’s Violent Crimes Detail at 562.570.7250.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.