Two men were found injured in the stabbing incident, police said.
Neighbors want to hire a private security patrol to deal with an uptick crime, but others are concerned that it will lead to racial profiling.
Long Beach police were investigating two separate shootings that occurred Friday night and Saturday morning.
Police have not yet made any arrests or made a final decision if the shooter acted in self defense.
Few details were immediately available, but police said they were investigating a “possible shooting” at Fourth Street and Atlantic Avenue.
A man told officers he was shot in an attempted robbery Wednesday night near Downtown Long Beach.
The man told officers he was inside of a residence when he heard a gunshot and then realized that he had been struck by gunfire.
Long Beach police and fire officials located a partially decomposing body inside a storage container near the Los Angeles River Monday night.
Officers were sent to the 300 block of East 14th Street following reports about a shooting Monday at 11:15 p.m.
Officers located two additional victims, both men, who were not struck by gunfire, police said.