DOWNEY – Police on Saturday said they were planning to release details on a shooting or “shots fired” call that came in about 3:30 a.m. Friday morning near Imperial Highway and Old River School Road.
A resident familiar with the area said about seven shots were fired, but the resident wasn’t sure if anyone was injured.
The resident reported it was the second blast of gunfire that had taken place in the area during the last week.
The area has a large street gang, and it is the site of a the murder of Gerardo Fernandez on Jan. 7. Two men are scheduled to go to trial Sept. 26 in Norwalk Superior Court on suspicion of killing Fernandez. Fernandez was a known gang member who went by the moniker “Cuba.”