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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Sunday October 24th, 2021 :: 05:21 p.m. PDT

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UPD #LASD Shooting Death Investigation, Intersection of Compton Blvd/Dwight Ave #Compton

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult that occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at approximately 11:52 A.M. in the 1000 block of Compton Boulevard in Compton.

Detectives have learned that Compton Station deputies responded to the location regarding an “assault with a deadly weapon, gunshot victim,” in the street. 

Upon their arrival, deputies observed the victim, a male Black, approximately 65 years of age, lying on the street, next to a vehicle, suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim is an associate pastor for a local Christian Church.

Detectives are canvassing the area for possible witnesses and surveillance video that may have captured the incident.

It is unknown if the incident 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
 

Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
 

Original press release is as follows:
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 DATE:   Sunday, October 24, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT:  11:52 a.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  Intersection of Compton Blvd and Dwight Ave, Compton
  
VICTIMS:  Male Adult
  
SUSPECT:  Unknown   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Charles Calderaro
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the intersection of Compton Blvd and Dwight Ave, in the city of Compton regarding a shooting death investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at approximately 11:50 a.m.
 
The male adult victim was pronounced dead 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 Eva Jimenez  
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
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213-229-1700  
   
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 
 

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