Long Beach police are investigating after a man was found dead early Tuesday morning on the corner of Orange Avenue and Esther Street.
The victim was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition, authorities said.
During the heavy rain, a car crashed into the front wall of the Taco Surf restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway. Police are now looking for the driver.
The victim said he was walking close to Temple Avenue and Anaheim Street, near Cambodia Town, when he heard gunshots and realized he was hit, Fahey said.
After months of increases, gun violence has further intensified in Long Beach. In January, there was a shooting almost every day, with most days counting more than one.
Long Beach police arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of human trafficking after receiving a 911 call from the suspected victim early Thursday morning, authorities said.
There were people inside the home at the time of the crash, but none of them were injured.
The Long Beach Fire Department rushed the critically wounded man to the hospital, while the other two victims drove themselves, police said.
The victim told police he was approached by another man, resulting in an argument that escalated into the violence, the LBPD said.
According to police, the victim and the three assailants—two men, one woman—knew each other and were fighting over the use of the car.