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Sunday December 15th, 2013 :: 04:53 a.m. PST

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(Update) Shooting Death Investigation, Elm St. and Tamarind Ave., Compton (Log 304)

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a fourteen-year old female. On Saturday, December 14, 2013 at approximately 10:10 P.M., Deputies responded to a call of a "Gunshot Victim" at Alameda Boulevard and Elm Street in the city of Compton. Upon their arrival, Deputies discovered the victim lying in the street suffering from several gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to witnesses, the victim was riding a bicycle when she was shot. The suspect left the scene in an unknown direction. There is no suspect description at this time. The victim is a member of a local street gang and the shooting is believed to be gang related.

The murder weapon and the suspect are still outstanding at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Authored by:
Harry Drucker, Sergeant
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

The original press release is as follows:

DATE: Saturday, December 14, 2013

TIME: 10:17 PM

VICTIM: Female Juvenile

LOCATION: Elm Street and Tamarind Avenue, Compton

SUSPECT: Unknown

UNIT: Homicide Bureau

NARRATIVE:

Sheriff's Homicide detectives are en route to the intersection of Elm Street and Tamarind Avenue, Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a female juvenile.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Authored by:
Kim Manatt, Deputy
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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