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Downey Police Department
Monday January 30th, 2017 :: 10:17 a.m. PST


Ongoing Shooting Investigation

Downey, CA, January 30, 2017

The Downey Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 7800 block of Borson Street, Downey. At about 1:00 a.m. this morning, an off-duty L.A.P.D. officer confronted two burglary suspects at his residence. During the encounter, the officer was assaulted and discharged his weapon. Both suspects sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. The officer was also treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are currently under investigation by investigators from the Downey Police Department. As is protocol with any officer involved shooting in Los Angeles County, the District Attorney’s Office is also conducting an investigation.

Press inquiries may be directed to Sergeant Leigh Lacy at (562) 904-2340.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Downey Police Department at (562) 904-2308 or Detective Ron Gee (562) 904-2331.

To provide information ANONYMOUSLY, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or by texting the letters TIPLA, plus, to CRIMES (274637) or by using the website.

Downey Police Department
10911 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90241

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 562-861-0771

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