COMPTON (CBS)  — One man was killed and two others were wounded Saturday in a shooting in Compton, sheriff’s officials said.

The shooting was reported at 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of NorthGrape Avenue and Nord Street, said Deputy Robert Boese of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

All three victims were taken to a hospital where one, an 18-year-old man, succumbed to his wounds. The conditions of the other two victims was not known, Boese said.

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Comments (10)
  1. Shiggity says:

    Keep it Compton..

    1. Saber 1 says:

      What a hell hole of a city. The mayor and council are corrupt and the gangs are running wild. Open season on gang members and no limit. Fence off the city and let them at it.

  2. Bryan Conover says:

    They both died…I was there.

  3. WizXoo says:

    That actually makes a lot of sense when you think about it.

  4. Pat says:

    NIce shot homey !

  5. WiNTER iN AUSTRALiA says:

    Time to DISMANTLE the “Crip”pled…

  6. Primetime Editorials says:

    so sad
    i cant stand this stuff
    i hate compton
    never going there again

  7. WiseMan says:

    Why is this news? It happens all the time in Compton. Just keep it all quiet and let them kill each other off.

  8. cpt says:

    Crime happens eberywhere its not just compton

  9. Raider64 says:

    Compton is not that bad ive been here 46yrs the news media puts more then it should be i thnk theres more crime an violence in other cities

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