Police searching for two gunmen in shooting that killed Downey man

Man killed in Downey shooting that police believe was gang related

A man was found dead in a Downey driveway from what appears to be a gang-related shooting, authorities said.

Police responded to several 911 calls at 10:36 p.m. Saturday reporting gunshots in the 13000 block of Earnshaw Avenue. Officers found a man who had been shot  and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Downey Police Department.

Police are searching for two male suspects, who were last seen running northbound from the scene.

“Initial findings suggest this incident is gang related,” police said in a statement. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Downey Police Department at (562) 904-2308, Detective Mike Galindo at (562) 904-2330, or Detective Robert Del Rio at (562) 904-2324.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

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