Shooting Death Investigation Under Way In Compton

COMPTON (CBS) — An investigation was under way Sunday into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton.

Deputy Tony Moore of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau says the victim, identified as a male Black adult, was shot at or near Peach Street and Oleander Avenue about 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

The statement says the victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No further information was provided.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

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