Brandon Roy

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy wounded in Compton shooting, police say

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy wounded in Compton shooting, police say

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy was one of four people wounded in a Compton shooting Saturday evening, authorities said.

Two men walked up to Roy and a group of people he was with in the 2000 block of North Nestor Avenue around 9 p.m. Saturday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Rick Mejia. The men then opened fire for “no apparent reason,” Mejia said.

Roy and the other three wounded all were released from area hospitals over the weekend, Mejia said. All of the victims were men, and they were in Compton with Roy for “some type of gathering,” he said.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately clear and no arrests have been made, according to...

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