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Man killed, another wounded in deputy-involved shooting in Compton

A man was killed and another man was wounded Tuesday during a deputy-involved shooting in Compton

One man was killed and another injured Tuesday during a deputy-involved shooting in Compton, authorities said.

Investigators released few details about the shooting, which occurred about 9:50 p.m. on North Poinsettia Avenue and East Palmer Street as deputies initiated a traffic stop, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

“We know at least one of the suspects was armed,” Sheriff's Deputy Don Walker told KTLA-TV.

No deputies were injured during the incident.

Neither of the men shot by deputies was immediately identified.

Nine people have died as a result of officer-involved shootings in Compton since 2007, according to The Times Homicide Report.

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