The crime town hall will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on July 8.
Patrons of some Downtown Long Beach restaurants were shocked when a homeless man erupted into screams Monday afternoon and ran down the street with a bloodied back, apparently stabbed in front of the Chase Bank on Pine Avenue and Third Street.
Many housing providers are forced to cut back all non-essential services as no substantial relief or help has been offered to them since the start of the pandemic.
A total of 1,947 people were hospitalized as of July 3 with confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The number dropped slightly to 1,921 on July 4.
Driven largely by property crime, overall crime rates rose 5% in May compared to May 2019, but year-to-date figures show a modest 1% decrease in citywide crime.
The man was shot and wounded near the 91 Freeway in North Long Beach early Monday morning, officials said.
“The exact motive for the shooting is currently unknown,” police said in a statement. “However, the incident is being investigated as gang-related.”
Docenas de personas se presentaron para crear conciencia, exigiendo justicia para las víctimas de robos violentos y una mejor seguridad para la comunidad.
The Long Beach Fire Department responded to about 20 calls related to fireworks on Fourth of July.
The arrest doesn’t stem from the rants, but the woman was also wanted for an alleged battery charge that stems from an October incident at Del Amo Mall in Torrance, KCAL9 reported.