An off-duty officer with the Monterey Park Police Department was shot and killed outside an LA Fitness gym in Downey on Monday afternoon.

Downey Fire Department paramedics arrived at the scene around 3:30 p.m. where they found the victim unresponsive sitting in his Dodger Charger.

The Downey Police Department said shots were fired around 3:25 p.m.

The shooting took place in the12704 block of Lakewood Boulevard. inside the Downey Landing where there are stores and eateries.

The suspect is still outstanding and there is no description.

A good Samaritan and paramedics performed CPR on the victim but he was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene.

Sky2 was over the scene as the procession for the fallen officer was taking place.

The officer was being taken to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.