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Possible Murder/Suicide in Downey on Samonline Ave.

From DPD

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at approximately 1:56 p.m., officers received a call of a possible shooting at a residence in the 12700 block of Samonline Avenue.   Officers responded and located an adult male and female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The male was pronounced deceased at the scene and the female was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.  The female remains in critical condition at this time.

Detectives investigating the case were able to determine that this was not a random act.  The evidence points to a murder/suicide. Detectives are reviewing all the evidence and the investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or other incidents is encouraged to call the Downey Police Department at (562) 904-2308 or Detective Ethan Roberts at (562) 904-2333.

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.




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Murder suicide was by 2 of my former friends home: Dr. Warren Family Dr. Vracin Family Old Luxor 1800’s Farmhouse n Compounds- OLIVE TREE was close to this murder-suicide. 1960’s, EAST Luxor Street Cul-De-Ssac,/ Rives, City of Downey, sat an old turn of the century Farmhouse Bungalow – Garage and Woodshed. Today, with MUNICIPAL alterations to old track-lot mapping, via City of Downey Planning Department , lot sub division was created and today, sits 1965-1966 circa collection of 2 story homes, Luxor address from 7803- 7834, all 2 story homes, built by one developer. Old 1800’s Luxor Estate Compounds, was… Read more »