Man fatally shoots stepson during argument in Compton, sheriff’s officials say

Map of fatal shooting in Compton

A man shot and killed his 29-year-old stepson during an argument at a home in Compton on Thursday evening, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies responded to reports of gunfire in the 14900 block of Clymar Avenue about 8 p.m., according to investigators. When deputies arrived, they found the victim lying in the street in front of the home with multiple gunshot wounds.

The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.


The victim had gone to the home of his mother and stepfather, an argument erupted and the stepfather shot the man multiple times, sheriff’s officials said.

The stepfather was present when deputies arrived and is cooperating with the investigation, officials said. A gun was recovered at the scene.