City of Compton residents believe the city has recorded its 51st murder of 2021 after a man was found shot dead in the early morning of November 7.
The victim has been identified as Daniel Ramirez, Jr., 31.
The shooting occurred at about 7:45 a.m. in the 3100 block of East Via Mondo, said Deputy Eva Jimenez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The Compton Sheriff’s station provides monthly updates on homicides, and as of Oct. 12, the city recorded 37.
When new stats were released in the early morning of Nov. 9, their total showed 39 through Oct. 31.
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives urged anyone with information regarding the homicide to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.