Police fatally shot a pit bull that was attacking its 51-year-old owner in Long Beach Sunday night, according to authorities.
Authorities have identified a woman fatally shot by Long Beach police Wednesday night after she allegedly fired shots at her boyfriend, an off-duty CHP employee, and then pointed a handgun at responding officers.
Two men involved in an erratic, high speed chase involving a stolen car that led to the death of the suspect driver Tuesday morning, have been identified by authorities.
Long Beach police shot and killed an armed suspect in the City of Carson on Sunday after linking him to a shooting that took place in North Long Beach the night before that left a man critically injured, authorities said.
A man who allegedly slit his own throat with a knife and then charge at police, resulting in an officer-involved shooting, has been identified as a 25-year-old Lakewood resident, authorities said.
Authorities said today that the murder suspect involved in Friday’s officer-involved shooting in Wilmington remains hospitalized and was booked for murder among other charges, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
Criminal charges will not be filed against two Long Beach officers who shot and killed a fleeing theft suspect in 2014, according to county prosecutors who concluded there was “insufficient evidence.”
A memorial service has been scheduled for Long Beach Police K-9 Credo, who was killed by friendly fire during an officer-involved shooting Tuesday that also led to the fatal shooting of an attempted murder suspect.
The crowd numbered upwards of 80 people, as individuals clamored to the alleyway near 1500 Temple Street to honor the life of Barry Prak, whom family and friends have named as the man killed in the officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday, which also took the life of Credo the Long Beach Police K-9.
A Long Beach police K-9 who was killed while attempting to detain a shooting suspect Tuesday morning was struck by friendly fire, authorities announced late Tuesday night.