Man shot to death on sidewalk in Compton

Man shot dead early afternoon on Compton sidewalk, sheriff's officials say

A man was shot to death on a sidewalk in Compton on Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

The shooting was reported at 1:28 p.m. in the 500 block of West Compton Boulevard.

Deputy Ryan Rouzan, a sheriff’s spokesman, said the victim was shot in the upper body and died at the scene.

Authorities did not identify the victim. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on the killing is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500.

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