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(Press Release Update) Sheriff's Homicide Detectives Investigate Shooting Death of Man at Compton Intersection

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Press Release Update, Log #110

04-29-12, 1000 hours, Lieutenant David Dolson/HOM:lrp/SHB

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man, which occurred Saturday evening, April 28, 2012, at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue, and Wilmington Avenue, Compton.

Detectives have learned that while the victims was stopped at the
intersection in his vehicle, a pedestrian approached him, produced a
handgun and fired at him.

The suspect fled the scene.

The shooting appears to be gang-related.

There is no further information available at this time.

Forwarded by Deputy Lillian Peck
Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
4700 Ramona Boulevard,
Monterey Park, CA 91754


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