DOWNEY (CBS) — A man was fatally shot in Downey Wednesday evening.

The shooting occurred at Firestone Boulevard and Old River School Road in Downey shortly before 7 p.m., said Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The victim was declared dead at the scene.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives were sent to help Downey police investigate, Pope said.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)


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