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Downey father allegedly killed by teenage son

Police respond to a call of a shooting at a home on the 8500 block of Fontana Street in Downey on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
October 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 40-year-old father was allegedly killed by his own teenage son in Downey Friday morning.

Efrain Gainza Jr. was allegedly shot by his 15-year-old son at their home on the 8500 block of Fontana Street around 9 a.m.

Police say the teen called 911 and told dispatchers he had shot and killed his father. Officers responded to the home and found a man lying dead in his bed.

The teenager was taken to the police station where he was questioned. He was later arrested and booked on murder charges.

There is no motive yet in the shooting.


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