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Man Remains ‘Extremely Critical’ Following Compton Shooting

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A man remains “extremely critical” following a shooting on a Compton street Friday afternoon.

Initial reports said the victim — a 21 year-old Compton man — was killed and a friend wounded.

Authorities said Saturday the victim was struck multiple times and “extremely critical” and that the friend was not hit by gunfire.

Just before 3:05 Friday, the two friends were walking on the 600 block of West Peach Street when they were fired on by an unknown occupant of a pickup truck that was driving by.

The investigation is on going.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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