A person in the car opened fire and a man standing outside was struck by a bullet in the upper torso, Smith said.
Authorities in Compton said a man died Friday of a gunshot wound to his upper torso.
Community leaders in the city of Compton Thursday were expected to demand officials rescind a policy that would arm school police officers with AR-15 assault rifles.
A suspect in the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday following a three-hour standoff.
The Compton chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating of a mentally disabled man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.
California was ordered to educate all children who don’t speak English after reports revealed a quarter of its school districts fail to meet that requirement, which is mandated by both the federal government and California itself.
A pregnant woman walking in Compton early Sunday thought she’d save time by cutting through an alley, only to find, moments later, that she was going into labor.
The driver allegedly hit a pedestrian at Alonda and Holly, near Thompson, and then fled.
A man was killed and another was critically wounded Tuesday night in a deputy-involved shooting in Compton.
A suspect was in custody and another was on the run Tuesday following a fire at a house that was apparently being used as a drug lab.
A 28-year-old single mother of three boys graduated from UCLA with three degrees.
Prosecutors say Marcel Melanson was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison. He also must pay more than a half-million dollars in fines and restitution.
The LA County Sheriff’s Department revealed Thursday that a deputy shot and wounded last month during the fatal takedown of a suspect in Compton was shot accidentally by his partner.
Officials believed the suspect was driving under the influence.
At least two people reportedly was wounded in a car-to-car shooting Monday morning in Compton.