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Tuesday December 7th, 2021 :: 11:46 a.m. PST

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UPDATE #LASD Homicide Detectives Responding to a Shooting Investigation, 1500 block of W 156th St #Compton

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult. The incident was reported Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at approximately 6:15 a.m., near the 1500 block of W. 156th St, in the city of Compton.
 
Homicide investigators learned that deputies assigned to Compton Station responded to the indicated location regarding an attempted robbery and gunshot victim call.  Upon their arrival they located a male Hispanic adult, in his 30’s, suffering from several gunshot wounds to the upper torso.  Investigators learned that the homeowner exited his residence and was getting into his vehicle in the driveway.  The homeowner was confronted by the male Hispanic adult who was holding a knife in an apparent attempted robbery.  The homeowner, who was armed with a firearm, shot the male Hispanic adult. 
 
The male Hispanic was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The homeowner was cooperative and is currently being questioned by Homicide investigators. 
 
The firearm the homeowner used, as well as a knife were recovered at the scene.
 
There is no other 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
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
 
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:
 
 
DATE:   Tuesday, December 7, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT:  6:15 a.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  1500 block of W 156th St, Compton
  
VICTIM:  Male Adult
  
SUSPECT:  Male Adult   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Brandon Dean
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the 1500 block of W 156th St, in the city of Compton regarding a shooting death investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at approximately 6:15 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  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
   

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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 
 

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