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Belmont Shore sushi restaurant fight escalates to stabbing

Police officers investigate the scene of a stabbing outside a sushi restaurant in Belmont Shore on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

June 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man was critically injured after he was stabbed by a fellow customer at a sushi restaurant in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach.

The fight happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the 5300 block of East 2nd Street.

When police arrived at the scene outside Sushi on Fire, they found a man with stab wounds in his upper torso. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Long Beach police said they arrested a 30-year-old Long Beach man and booked him for assault with a deadly weapon.