California stabbing: One person killed, three people injured in Long Beach attack; suspect in custody

Four people were stabbed, including one fatally, over a span of about 90 minutes early Monday morning in Long Beach, California.

A suspect “experiencing homelessness” was arrested at the scene of the third stabbing near the beach while in possession of a knife, a Long Beach Police Department spokesman said. Detectives are still trying to confirm that all three attacks are linked.

The first call came in around 5:35. Police responded and found a woman who had been stabbed multiple times in the upper body. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A suspect was arrested near the beach at the scene of the third stabbing.

A suspect was arrested near the beach at the scene of the third stabbing.
(Fox 11 Los Angeles)

Less than an hour later, police were called to a location in Long Beach about half a mile away from the first stabbing and found a man who had also been stabbed multiple times in the torso. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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About half an hour later around At 7.05am officers were again called to a location about a kilometer away from the second stabbing about another attack.

Two other men had been stabbed in the torso and were left with non-life threatening injuries. One was transported to a local hospital, while the other was treated at the scene by first responders.

Several police officers and other first responders responded to the scene of the third stabbing, which left two men injured.

Several police officers and other first responders responded to the scene of the third stabbing, which left two men injured.
(Fox 11 Los Angeles)

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A Fox 11 Los Angeles helicopter captured images of police taking a man into custody at the scene of the third stabbing.

The Long Beach Police Department said there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

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