Compton homicide

A man was shot to death in Compton Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The shooting in the 1100 block of East Marcelle Street just east of Long Beach Boulevard was reported at 2:27 a.m., said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Trina Schrader. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, she said. His name was withheld pending family notification.

The body was found inside a Nissan, a news photographer reported from the scene.

Anyone with information on the shooting was urged to call the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. Tips can be made anonymously.

—City News Service

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