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Downey Police are asking for public assistance in locating, identifying possible homicide suspect/s in the fatal shooting of a man in the 7400 block of Florence Avenue Jan. 20. All three suspects appear to be in their 20s, say authorities.

DOWNEY - Police investigators released photos and surveillance footage Thursday of three Latino suspects in the fatal shooting of a man outside of a restaurant.

Christian Cervantes, 25, of Los Angeles, was fatally shot about 8:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in a parking lot near Gloria's Cocina Mexicana Restaurant, 7401 Florence Ave.

Cervantes was pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital, said Lt. Mark McDaniel.

Video: See surveillance footage

Police detectives viewed surveillance footage showing Cervantes leaving the restaurant and approaching his vehicle in the parking lot when the three suspects walked up to him from behind and shot him, McDaniel said.

Downey Police are seeking the public’s help in locating and identifying possible homicide suspects in the fatal shooting of a man in the 7400 block
Downey Police are seeking the public's help in locating and identifying possible homicide suspects in the fatal shooting of a man in the 7400 block of Florence Avenue Jan. 20. All of the suspects appear to be in their 20s, say authorities.

Police said a motive for the shooting is unknown.

Two of the suspects are described as being thin. One wore a baseball cap, unbuttoned long-sleeved shirt with a white T-shirt underneath and blue jeans.

The second suspect wore a red T-shirt with an unknown logo on the front and dark pants.

The third suspect has a thick build and wore a dark T-shirt with an unknown logo on the front and dark pants.

The suspects' getaway cars are described as possibly a black Nissan Altima and a white four-door, possibly a Honda or Acura.

Anyone with information should call the Downey Police Department at 562-904-2308 or Detective Steve Aubuchon at 562-904-2361.

Anonymous tips can be made by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA, plus the tip, to CRIMES (274637) or visiting http://lacrime

stoppers.org.

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