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Sunday December 31st, 2017 :: 07:53 a.m. PST
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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Det's Responded to the 100 Block of East Maple St., Compton, to Investigate Shooting Death

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation on the 100 block of East Maple Street in the city of Compton, regarding the shooting death of one male adult, and the wounding of another male adult that occurred at approximately 1:00 A.M., on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Investigators have learned that the shooting occurred as the two victims were sitting in a parked vehicle at the location when an unknown person fired multiple gunshots into the parked vehicle.

One male adult was struck by the gunfire at least one time in the upper torso, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim, male adult, was wounded when he was grazed on the leg by gunfire.

There is no suspect description.

There is no additional information and no known motive for the shooting.

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: Sunday, December 31, 2017 at approximately 1:00 A.M.
 
Location: 100 block of East Maple Street, Compton
 
Victim(s):  Two male adults
 
Suspect(s):  Unknown
 
Unit:  LASD Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Jose Mendoza
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators are responding to the 100 block of East Maple Street in the city of Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of an adult male.  An additional adult male was also struck by gunfire.

One male adult was pronounced dead at the scene.  The additional adult male was treated and later released at the scene.

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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