Police say a local reporter covering the May 31 protests was inadvertently hit by a less-lethal round that ricocheted.
A man was found dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, after an hours-long standoff with officers, according to Long Beach police.
Security camera video shows multiple suspects approaching the Men’s Suit Outlet and throwing incendiary devices known as Molotov cocktails inside the business.
LBPD today released a list of additional people arrested on suspicion of looting businesses or robbing people in the unrest of May 31.
Amid calls for defunding the police and getting officers off school campuses, Long Beach Community College will explore its options including the cancelation of its contract with the LBPD.
Unlike other high-profile incidents of officers being accused of killing black men, Floyd’s death sparked swift and public condemnation from police chiefs across the country.
Police said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and not wearing his seatbelt when lost control and crashed.
The South Division, which covers downtown and some of the surrounding area, normally deploys out of the Public Safety Building.
Gun seizures are up in Long Beach, thanks in part to a dedicated team taking guns from people legally barred from having them, the LBPD said.
Under the program, a mental health professional meets with inmates within their first hours in custody to assess their needs and connect them to services.