Long Beach Police Department

05/31/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/31/2023 12:23

LBPD Blotter - May 31, 2023

Release Date: 2023-05-31

Welcome to the LBPD Blotter!

As part of our ongoing commitment to external communications and providing valuable information to our community, the Department posts preliminary information about incidents that occurred the previous evening, including shootings and stabbings, as well as any other LBPD updates to the Department's homepage and on the "News" tab of the Department's website. This page will be updated as new incidents occur.

Update 5/31/2023 at 11:10 a.m.:

  • On May 31, 2023 at approximately 9:50am., officers were in the area of the 2100 block of Williams St and heard presumed gunfire. Upon arrival officers located evidence of a shooting. The preliminary investigation suggests that the suspect is still in the area and barricaded inside the building. LBPD officers have established a perimeter and nearby residents have evacuated and/or sheltered in place. The situation is fluid, and the investigation is ongoing.

Here's a recap of incidents occurring last night:

  • Overnight incidents are forthcoming.
This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.