Two people shot at Downey nightclub

DOWNEY - Two people are expected to survive after being shot last week at Vasilio's nightclub in Downey.Police responded at about 1:09 a.m. on Dec. 18 to a "shots fired" call in the parking of Vasilio's, located at 7931 Firestone Blvd., police said in a news release. Police found two gunshot victims, described as a 24-year-old female, of Altadena, and a 28-year-old male, of Compton. The victims are listed in stable condition at local hospitals, police said. Their wounds are not considered life-threatening. A fight inside the club may have spilled into the parking lot where the shooting occurred, police said. After the shooting, the suspect, described only as a male black, fled in an unknown color vehicle. Police believe the shooting may be gang-related. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Detective Maria Villegas at (562) 904-2342 or Detective Sam Gatfield at (562) 904-2391.

********** Published: December 25, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 35