Man wounded in Downtown Long Beach stabbing

Long Beach police are investigating after a man showed up at a local hospital with stab wounds to his upper body on Thursday night, officials said.

Police were called to the hospital just after 9 p.m. about an alleged stabbing, police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria said. The victim, a man, was in stable condition when he told officers he was stabbed near Chestnut Avenue and 5th Street.

They were able to find evidence of a stabbing in the area, but Chavarria said they could not provide details on what that evidence was.

Police do not yet have information on a suspect or a possible motive, but they are still investigating, she said.

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Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.