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Man shot dead by officers in Downey

Map shows location of Wednesday's shooting in purple, as well as 22 other homicides (in red) since January 2007. Click here to learn more on the Times' interactive Homicide Report.
This post has been corrected. Please see the note below for details.

Detectives were investigating Thursday the fatal shooting of a man by Downey Police Department officers.

The shooting took place about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday at Firestone Boulevard and Old River School Roadin Downey.

Officials were not releasing details about the shooting but said no officers were injured.

The man who was shot was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Coroner's officials had no information on him.

[For the record, 9:34 a.m., Oct. 13:A previous version of this post stated that Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies had shot the man. The incident involved Downey Police Department officers.]

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Image: Map shows location of Wednesday's shooting in purple, as well as homicides (in red) in the area since January 2007. Credit: Homicide Report

 
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