One killed, four wounded in Compton shooting

AREA/CITY: Compton DETAILS: At approximately 7:45 LASD Compton Sheriff received a call of a shooting at a residence where a pool party was being held. Upon arrival Deputies found 4 individuals who were injured and one person that was deceased. According to neighbors who heard the incident more than a dozen shots were fired when the shooting occurred. Incident is being investigated by LASD Homicide. No further details were available.

A shooting in Compton left one man dead and four other people injured Friday night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived after receiving a call at about 8 p.m. that several people had been shot in the 800 block of Greenleaf Boulevard, near Compton College.

One man died where the shooting erupted, and one man and three women were taken to a hospital, the Sheriff's Department said. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known Friday night.

The shooting occurred at a house party, KTLA Channel 5 reported. After the shooting, officers surrounded the home and searched the property for evidence.

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