Downey officer found shot to death in police station parking lot

19 Nov 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

A Downey police officer was found fatally shot in the police station’s parking lot, officials said early Thursday..

Deputy Kevin Moody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said homicide detectives from his department are investigating the case, but he released few details.

The officer was found dead at about 11:08 p.m. in the parking lot of Downey Police Department in the 10900 block of Brookshire Avenue, Sheriff’s Department officials said. It’s unclear if authorities are looking for a possible assailant, but a Sheriff’s Department source said a search is underway in Montebello for possible suspects in connection with the investigation. Earlier that evening, Downey police chased a vehicle possibly involved in a report of shots fired near Downey Avenue and Gardendale Street, KCBS-TV reported.

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