Off-duty officer killed in Downey shooting

By: travis tow, With additional reporting by Alex Torres

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An off-duty police officer died in Downey Monday afternoon after being shot.

Shooting took place in the parking lot of the LA Fitness location on the 12000 block of Lakewood Boulevard at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Downey police arrived at the scene and saw that a man had been shot. His wounds were serious and he was declared brought dead on the spot.

The man has yet to be identified, but police have confirmed he was an off-duty officer with the Monterey Park Police Department.

Details are limited at this time, and the shooting is under investigation.

Check back for details on this developing story.

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