The shooting outside Gloria’s Cocina Mexicana Restaurant at 7401 Florence Avenue was reported at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
The shooting outside Gloria's Cocina Mexicana Restaurant at 7401 Florence Avenue was reported at 8:30 p.m. Sunday. (Google Map (click to enlarge))

DOWNEY - A man who was shot and killed outside a restaurant in Downey was identified Wednesday by the coroner's office as 25-year-old Christian Cervantes of Los Angeles. | » POLICE NEWS

The shooting outside Gloria's Cocina Mexicana Restaurant at 7401 Florence Ave. was reported at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, said Downey Police Department Lt. Mark McDaniel.

"Officers arrived at the scene and found a male victim in his 20s suffering from several gunshot wounds," McDaniel said. "The Downey paramedics transported the victim to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead."

The suspect was described as a man with a dark complexion, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, seen fleeing the area in a white four-door sedan.


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