DOWNEY (CBSLA.com) — A service will be held Sunday for Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez.
The 29-year-old was shot and killed while sitting in his parked car near the Downey Police station earlier this month.READ MORE: Water Main Break Closes Part Of La Cienega Boulevard In West Hollywood
Police believe the suspects were trying to rob Galvez and were unaware that he was an officer.READ MORE: South LA Residents Impacted By June 30th Botched Fireworks Explosion Still Dealing With Fallout
Galvez was also a Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Sunday’s viewing and rosary service started at 5 p.m. at the Downey Civic Center.MORE NEWS: 'Ankle Biter' Mosquito Population On The Rise In Orange County
A funeral for Galvez will be held Monday 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.