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One male was killed and another wounded Friday in a shooting in Compton.

The victims were shot about 5:20 p.m. in the 16100 block of South Essey Avenue, Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.

Both were taken to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead and the second was undergoing treatment, Saldana said.

At least one victim was believed to be an adult, but it was unclear which one, another sheriff’s deputy said.

— Staff and wire reports

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