UPDATE: Man, 60, fatally stabbed in Alamitos Beach Monday evening, police say

UPDATE | A 60-year-old Long Beach man was found fatally stabbed inside his Alamitos Beach home Monday evening, authorities said.

Police said they found the man when they responded to the 400 block of Zona Court, near Fourth Street, at about 5:09 p.m. on April 6 for a call about “unknown trouble.” Police originally believed the man had been shot, but later said he was stabbed.

Long Beach Fire Department personnel determined he was dead at the scene. Authorities haven’t yet released his name.

A preliminary investigation revealed the man was involved in a verbal dispute with an unknown subject or subjects before police arrived, according to officials.

Police do not know the exact motive for the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call LBPD homicide detectives Mark Mattia and Travis Harris at 562-570-7244 or anonymously at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

PREVIOUSLY: Man found shot dead in Alamitos Beach Monday evening, police say

4/6/2020 at 8:52 p.m. | Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found fatally shot in Alamitos Beach Monday evening, authorities said.

Officers found the victim after responding to a call around 5:10 p.m. about unknown trouble in the 400 block of Zona Court, near Fourth Street, according to Long Beach police spokeswoman Jennifer Arzola.

The victim had a gunshot wound to his upper body, she said.

Authorities do not have information on a suspect or a motive for the homicide at this time, Arzola said.

Homicide detectives were at the scene throughout the evening.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact LBPD’s homicide detail at 562-570-7244 or call anonymously at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. 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.
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