By CBSLA Staff

COMPTON (CBSLA) – A man was shot to death Sunday in Compton and sheriff’s detectives were searching for the shooter.

The attack happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Eva Jimenez.

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The man died at the scene, Jimenez said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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A motive for the shooting was unknown and a description of the shooter was not immediately available.

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