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Man fatally stabbed in encampment in Long Beach; suspect at large

Alex Biston's Morning Update (June 16)
Alex Biston's Morning Update (June 16) 03:17

Homicide detectives Sunday were investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in an encampment in Long Beach. 

Officers responded to the area of the Los Angeles River and Long Beach Boulevard before 9 a.m. Sunday following a report of a stabbing. 

When they arrived, officers located the victim who had been stabbed and died at the scene. 

The suspect fled the area and has not yet been apprehended. A preliminary investigation reveals that both the victim and the suspect got into a verbal altercation that ended in the stabbing. 

Anyone with information was asked to contact Homicide Detectives, Ethan Shear or Chasen Contreras, at (562) 570-7244.

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