Downey Police Investigating Homicide


Downey, CA  January 21, 2013 -Downey Police are investigating a homicide that occurred at Gloria’s Cocina Mexicana Restaurant Located at 7401 Florence Ave.

On Sunday, January 20, 2013, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Downey Police responded to the location regarding a call of shots fired with an injured male.  Officers arrived at the scene and found a male victim in his 20’s suffering from several gunshot wounds.  The Downey Paramedics transported the victim to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.  The suspect was described as a Male Hispanic with a dark complexion, who was wearing a hooded red sweatshirt.  The suspect was seen fleeing the area in a white 4-door sedan (no further description).  This case is being investigated by the Downey Police Department and the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

Downey Police Detectives are asking anyone with information to this crime to contact Detective Steve Aubuchon at (562) 904-2361 or Detective Paul Hernandez at (562) 904-2368.

To provide information ANONYMOUSLY, call Crime Stoppers by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), or by texting the letters TIPLA, plus your tip, to CRIMES (274637), or by using the web site



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