Compton homicides

The purple marker shows the location of a killing Friday night in the 900 block of West 134th Street in Compton. The red markers show the locations of 195 homicides within 2 miles of that location since 2007. (L.A. Times Homicide Report / August 24, 2013)

A man was shot and killed in Compton on Friday night, according to sheriff’s officials.

Deputies were called to the 900 block of West 134th Street about 8 p.m., according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

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