COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A man was fatally wounded Sunday during a drive-by shooting in Compton.

At around 1 a.m., a dark-colored compact car drove past a group of people standing outside a home in the 900 block of North Evers Avenue, according to Deputy Amber Smith o f the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

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A person in the car opened fire and a man standing outside was struck by a bullet in the upper torso, Smith said.

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Paramedics rushed the victim to a hospital, where he died from his injury, she said.

Detectives asked anyone who saw the shooting to contact them at (323) 890-5500.

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