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2 people — including teenage girl — found shot dead in Compton home

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Compton homicide
(Los Angeles Times)

Two people were found shot dead and a third person wounded in a Compton home Friday night.

A fourth person at the home, a male whose age was not immediately available, was detained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, an official said.

A teenage girl and a man were found dead; both had gunshot wounds in the upper body, said sheriff’s Detective Tony Moore.

The third victim, a woman, was also shot in the upper body and was hospitalized.

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A handgun was recovered at the scene.

Sheriff’s deputies found the shooting victims, and the male who was detained, after responding to a call for help at the home in the 600 block of West Palmer Street. Their relationship was unknown.

ron.lin@latimes.com

@ronlin

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