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Man shot, killed in Compton

Man shot, killed in Compton
Approximate location where a man was found with gunshot wounds in Compton. Map shows 21 homicides within one mile of the incident in the past year. (Homicide Report)

Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man in Compton.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 1000 block of West School Street about 5:15 p.m. Sunday. They found a man with at least one gunshot wound to his upper body.

The unidentified man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Deputy Kim Manatt said.

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Investigators have no witnesses or suspects, Manatt said.

Over the last year, there have been 21 homicides within a mile of where Sunday's shooting occurred, according to the Times' Homicide Report. All of the deaths were the result of shootings.

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