A man who allegedly stabbed another man at a Long Beach strip mall Sunday evening was shot and wounded by an arriving police officer.
The shooting occurred about 6:50 p.m. in the 5200 block of Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach police Officer Paige White told City News Service.
Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in progress, White said. “Upon arrival, officers located a male adult suspect and a male adult victim, and an officer-involved shooting occurred.”
Both the suspect and the victim were taken to a hospital by paramedics and were listed in critical condition, White said.
The officer involved in the shooting was not injured, she said.
An investigation was underway, White said.