Man dead after confrontation leads to stabbing

A 51-year-old man is dead after a physical confrontation that occurred last Sunday night, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
On Sunday, Nov. 3, at approximately 8:15pm, LBPD officers responded to a “fight” call in the 1900 block of Locust Avenue.
When officers arrived, they discovered 51-year-old Anthony Ramirez lying in the street. He appeared to be the victim of a stabbing and was transported by Long Beach Fire Department paramedics to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
A motive for the stabbing is unknown, however, the preliminary investigation indicated that he may have been involved in a physical fight with a group of subjects prior to the stabbing.
No suspect information is available, and the incident is being investigated as possibly gang-related.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch and Donald Goodman at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus the tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting lacrimestoppers.org .

Source: LBPD

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