An investigation was underway Monday into the death of a woman found unresponsive with a head wound in front of a home in Downey.
Downey police dispatchers received a report of an injured woman in front of a home in the 11600 block of Lakewood Boulevard, near Bellflower Boulevard, about 11:15 p.m. Sunday. The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
She had sustained a head wound, and her death is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Downey Police Department, which provided no other details.
A news videographer at the scene reported it appeared the woman had been shot and drove to the Lakewood Boulevard location, where she tried to get help.
Anyone with information about the death was urged to call the Downey Police Department at 562-904-2308. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.
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