One Day After Three Shootings (Incl. A Homicide) Near Central LB's PCH Corridor, LBPD Deploys Add'l Officers, Stops Vehicle; Suspect Allegedly Points Gun At Officer And Police Shoot/Wound Him

Suspect is found to allegedly have a no-bail felony arrest warrant for allegedly violating terms "Post Release Community Supervision" (now handled by County under Sac'to's 2011 AB 109 state prison "realignment") is reader and advertiser supported. Support independent news in LB similar to the way people support NPR and PBS stations. We're not non-profit so it's not tax deductible but $49.95 (less than an annual dollar a week) helps keep us online.
(March 14, 2018) -- Following three shootings (including a homicide) on March 13 ( coverage here), LBPD deployed additional officers along Central LB's PCH corridor...and on March 14 officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation when a suspect allegedly pointing a gun at an approaching officer and police shot and wounded the suspect.

Anthony Mariscal, 21, of Long Beach, was last reported in stable condition...and LBPD says he had a no-bail felony warrant for his arrest for allegedly violating the terms of his "Post-Release Community Supervision" (P.R.C.S.) [part of Sac'to's 2011 AB 109 state prison "realignment."]

No LBPD officers were injured...and officers recovered a gun from inside the vehicle (photo below.)

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LBPD says this gun was recovered from inside the vehicle. LBPD photo

[LBPD release text] On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers were involved in an officer involved shooting in the area of Chestnut Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway.

Due to recent shootings in the West Patrol Division, the Long Beach Police Department has increase patrol resources in the division in an effort to enhance the safety of our residents.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation, while approaching the vehicle an officer observed what he believed was a suspect pointing a gun at him and an officer involved shooting occurred. A male adult suspect, was struck by police gunfire and transported to a local area hospital by the Long Beach Fire Department. The suspect is in stable condition. Three additional subjects in the car were also detained and were uninjured.

After further investigation and a search of the vehicle, a gun was recovered inside (photo above).

The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old, Anthony Mariscal of Long Beach. He was found to have a no bail felony warrant for his arrest, for violating the terms of his Post-Release Community Supervision (P.R.C.S.)

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office will conduct an independent investigation of the incident, as they do with all officer involved shootings that result in injury or death.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting



Under Sacramento's 2011-enacted AB 109 (state prison incarceration "realignment"), "Post-Release Community Supervision" is handled by each County for what Sacramento deems non-violent, non-serious (irrespective of priors) offenders and some sex offenders. Under state law, most cannot be returned to state prison for parole revocations.




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