Man shot and killed in Downey

DOWNEY - A 20-year-old Norwalk man was shot and killed in an early-morning shooting in South Downey on Tuesday, authorities said.Officers responded to a shots fired call at about 1:15 a.m. on the 8900 block of Priscilla Street, said Sgt. Alex Irizibal with the Downey Police Department. Joaquin Marroquin Madrigal was shot multiple times in the upper torso as he sat in his parked grey Infiniti, Irizibal said. Downey paramedics declared him dead at the scene. There is no motive for the attack yet, but witnesses reported seeing suspected gang members in the area before the shooting, Irizibal said. The county coroner's office and Downey police are investigating. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Downey detectives at (562) 861-0771.

********** Published: September 4, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 20