Man shot, killed in Downey early Sunday morning

DOWNEY -- Downey police are investigating a fatal shooting that left a man dead early this morning. Police received a 911 call at 2:47 a.m.reporting that a person had been shot near Woodruff Avenue and Nance Street.

Responding police officers found a man on the sidewalk who had been shot. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police said have no suspects at this time, although they believe the victim was targeted.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Downey Police Department at (562) 904-2308 or Detective Paul Hernandez at (562) 904-2368.

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