Downey Police not involved in latest shooting

DOWNEY - Authorities are investigating another officer-involved shooting that occurred in Downey this week, but no Downey police officers were involved in the latest incident.Officers with the Los Angeles Impact Task Force, which investigates regional drug trafficking, were serving a search warrant at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near the 7200 block of Firestone Boulevard when a man barricaded himself inside an apartment. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department SWAT team was called in, and during the standoff a shot was fired, authorities said. No one was hit and no injuries were reported. It's unclear who fired the shot, although investigators said it did not come from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department or Downey Police Department.

********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28