COMPTON, Calif. – A man was shot and killed in Compton Monday.
The shooting was reported just before 4:10 p.m. in the 400 block of West Fig Street, between Willowbrook and Wilmington avenues, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
Authorities were investigating events leading up to the shooting, and no suspect description was immediately available.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.