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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Sunday May 9th, 2021 :: 01:03 a.m. PDT

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LASD **UPD** Homicide Responding to a Shooting Death Investigation, 15100 blk of Lime Ave, Compton

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of two male adults in Compton.
 
Deputies from Compton Sheriff’s Station were in the area of the 15100 block of South Lime Ave, Compton at 5:28 PM when they heard shots fired in the area.

After checking the area, they discovered two gunshots victims.  The victims were unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to their upper torso. Both victims were male Hispanics between the ages of 15-20 years old and were pronounced deceased at the scene. 
 
Shortly after, deputies received information of two additional gunshot victims at a local hospital.  One of the victims was in critical condition after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.
 
The fourth victim suffered one gunshot wound to his upper torso and is currently in stable condition.

Detectives are on scene collecting evidence and canvassing the area for witnesses and video surveillance.  
 
There is no suspect or vehicle information at this time and the murder weapon remains outstanding. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and it is unknown if this shooting is gang related.
 
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), 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 
 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy Eric Ortiz  
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
  
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 






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ORGINAL PRESS RELEASE BELOW:

DATE:
   Saturday, May 8, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT:  Approximately 5:28 p.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  15100 block of S. Lime Ave, Compton
  
VICTIM:  2 Male Adults.
  
SUSPECT:  Unknown   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Calderaro
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are responding to a shooting death investigation. The incident was reported Saturday, May 8, 2021, at approximately 5:28 p.m., on the 15100 block of S. Lime Ave, Compton.
 
The victims were deceased at the scene.
  
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), 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 
 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy Eric Ortiz  
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
  
*Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan.  
 
Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 

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