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At least six people were stabbed by a man who was later shot and killed by police in Long Beach on Friday night.

The incident was reported around 8:30 p.m. outside the Windsor Gardens Convalescence Home near the corner of East Artesia Boulevard and Obispo Avenue.

Long Beach police were investigating a stabbing spree that ended with a fatal officer involved shooting. (Credit: KTLA)
Long Beach police were investigating a stabbing spree that ended with a fatal officer involved shooting. (Credit: KTLA)

Officers were responding to a call of an active stabbing when they caught the attacker in the act, said Sgt. Megan Zabel with the Long Beach Police Department.

Three stabbing victims were transported to local area trauma centers, according to Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Brian Fisk. A fourth was being treated at the scene, aerial video from Sky5 showed.

Police later confirmed an additional two victims.

“There are multiple victims who have been transported to local hospitals,” Zabel said.

A man accused of going on a stabbing spree in Long Beach was shot and killed by police on Aug. 7, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)
A man accused of going on a stabbing spree in Long Beach was shot and killed by police on Aug. 7, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

The conditions of the victims ranged from superficial to critical, according to Zabel.

The identity of the alleged attacker was not released.

No motive was given for the attack.