Gurpreet Singh, a 44-year-old man, was shot and killed Tuesday, May 7, in the 8500 block of Paramount Boulevard in Downey, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:15 p.m., officers from the Downey Police Department responded to a call of a gunshot victim at ASL Liquor and Market, according to a news release from the department.
Singh, the co-owner of the store, was found with gunshot wounds behind the counter.
Police said they believe he was the victim of an attempted robbery, but are not ruling out other possible motives.
Two days after the killing, police released footage from the store’s surveillance camera in hopes of identifying a suspect.
Several tips from the public led police to Maywood on May 10, where they saw a man believed to be the shooter get into a car outside a residence.
Officers tried to stop the ...