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Man Shot And Killed In Broad Daylight On Compton Street

COMPTON (CBS) — A man standing with another male was shot and killed Wednesday in Compton when two men walked up and one pulled a trigger in what detectives believe may be a gang-related killing.

The shooting occurred about 12:50 p.m. in the 200 block of North Spring Avenue, between Compton Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue, said Deputy Lillian Peck of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.

The suspects fled in a vehicle.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Peck said.

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