Monday morning report, Aug. 17

Five things to know this Monday morning: 

1.) A suspected gang-related shooting left a man dead Friday night near Paramount Boulevard and Stewart and Gray Road. 

Police received several 911 calls reporting gunshots at 8:44 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound at 7961 Stewart and Gray Rd. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Two men were seen fleeing the area immediately after the shooting. The shooter was described as a male Hispanic, medium build, wearing a white T-shirt. 

The shooting appears to be gang-related, authorities said. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Steve Aubuchon at (562) 904-2330. Tips can be left anonymously by calling (800) 222-TIPS, or by texting the letters TIPLA, plus the tip, to 274637.


2.) A "tiff" between a public defender and an L.A. County sheriff's deputy at Los Padrinos Juvenile Courthouse in Downey "ballooned into a federal case that has been estimated to cost taxpayers $1 million," writes the L.A. Times


3.) West Nile virus has been detected "in the local area," according to the city of Downey's Facebook page


4.) Apparently, state public notice laws don't apply to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors. 


5.) The Press-Telegram profiles Downey and Warren football.