A young man was shot to death in Compton early Tuesday evening but police were releasing few details about the incident.
The shooting occurred about 6:10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Chester Avenue, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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The victim, a male juvenile, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.
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