Police make arrests in fatal shooting

old man in Downey earlier this month.Gerardo Fernandez was shot and killed on Jan. 7 in the parking lot of Alberto's restaurant on the 12500 block of Old River School Road at about 9:25 p.m. Police have arrested Steven Zamora, 18, of South Gate, and Steven Gil, 26, of Compton. They were detained in Los Angeles by LAPD officers and transported to the Downey Police Department for questioning. Zamora and Gil were subsequently charged with murder and remanded to the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department where they are awaiting a court appearance. Authorities do not have a motive but said the shooting was likely gang-related.

********** Published: January 26, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 41