A man went on a stabbing spree in Long Beach in Los Angeles, United States, on Friday night, and was shot dead by the police. 

At least four people were stabbed by the attacker at around 8.30 pm local time at the Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach, according to reports. 

The police soon arrived at the scene and shot the attacker dead. 

The victims have been rushed to trauma centres and their condition remains unknown, according to KTLA5.