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Downey man killed in gang-related shooting

A map indicates the area near the 11600 block of Bellflower Boulevard in Downey where a man was fatally shot Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Google maps)

March 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Downey man was fatally shot Tuesday in an apparent gang-related incident as he sat in his car outside his apartment complex.

Wayne Cooper, 35, died about an hour after the shooting, which occurred at 1:30 a.m. in the 11600 block of Bellflower Boulevard, coroner and police officials said.

When officers arrived, they found Cooper had been shot several times, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Downey police at (562) 904-2319.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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