Police said a school safety officer shot an 18-year-old woman who was a passenger in a gray sedan near Millikan High School.
Chief Christopher Nunley began his career with the Signal Hill Police Department in 1997, and was appointed chief of police in January 2016.
In addition to seizing illegal fireworks, police also made a total of 38 arrests and issued 15 citations. While the number of arrests is on par with the previous year, arrests have gone up significantly from a total of 23 in 2020.
Law enforcement swarmed a home near Colorado Lagoon as part of a statewide investigation into unemployment fraud.
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.
No one was found inside, but officers returned with a wheelbarrow full of copper piping.
The driver abandoned the car in the area of Fifth Street and Junipero Avenue, fled on foot, and was ultimately arrested at 2300 block of E. fifth Street, police said.
The shooting began around 1:30 p.m. at Plymouth Street and Long Beach Boulevard where “multiple suspects exchanged gunfire,” police said.
The adult male body was seen floating in the water at 1600 Harbor Scenic Drive, near the Pier J fishing spot.
Few details were immediately available, but police said they were investigating a “possible shooting” at Fourth Street and Atlantic Avenue.