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Sunday December 31st, 2017 :: 07:20 a.m. PST
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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Det's Responded to 400 blk of Spruce St., Compton, to Investigate Shooting Death

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of one adult male, and the wounding of an adult female, that occurred on the 400 block of West Spruce Street in the city of Compton on Saturday, December 30, 2017.

Detectives have learned that at approximately 10:09 P.M., Compton Station deputies responded to the location regarding a “gunshot victim” call.

Upon their arrival, they located two victims who each had sustained at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso.

One victim, the adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other victim, the adult female, was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

At this time the identity of the suspect is unknown.  The suspect vehicle, a sedan, was last seen traveling eastbound on Spruce Street and out of view.  

There is no additional information or known motive for the crime.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Authored by:
Charles Moore, Deputy
Twitter: @LASDmoore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700

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Original press release is as follows:


Date and time of occurrence: Saturday, December 30, 2017 at approximately 11:00 P.M.
 
Location: 400 block of Spruce Street, Compton
 
Victim(s):  One male adult and one female adult
 
Suspect(s):  Unknown
 
Unit:  LASD Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Jose Mendoza
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators are responding to the 400 block of Spruce Street in the city of Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of an adult male.  An adult female was also struck by gunfire.

The male adult was pronounced dead at the scene.  The female adult was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Authored by:
Charles Moore, Deputy
Twitter: @LASDmoore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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