An investigation is underway after a person was shot to death in Downey on Friday and his body was found at a business, authorities said.
Officers responded about 4:12 p.m. to the 9600 block of Lakewood Boulevard (map) after the Downey police dispatch center received several 911 calls reporting gunshots heard, according to a news release. Inside the business, officers found the male victim who had died of apparent gunshot wounds.
Detectives from the police department’s robbery-homicide unit responded to the scene and are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Downey Police Department at 562-904-2308, Detective Michael Galindo at 562-904-2330, or Detective Robert Del Rio at 562-904-2324.
Those who wish to provide information anonymously may do so by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or texting “TIPLA” and the information to 274637.