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COMPTON (CBSLA.com) —A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon on a residential street in the city of Compton.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the incident happened around 3 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Wilmington Avenue.

The unidentified victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain under investigation.

Anyone with information about the crime was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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