A shooting Wednesday in Compton left one man dead, another man injured and a third unharmed, authorities said.
About 11:45 a.m. in the 900 block of West Poplar Street, a group came upon the three men,
One man was shot in the upper torso. He was found in a nearby backyard, where he was pronounced dead.
In the last 12 months, there have been 17 homicides within a one-mile radius of Wednesday's shooting, according to The Times' Homicide Report database.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff's Department's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.