[symple_googlemap title=”Gang Shooting” location=”16100 block of South Essey Avenue, Compton, CA” height=”300″ zoom=”13″]

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Compton that may have been gang-related, authorities said Saturday.

The male victims who ages were not released were shot on the 16100 block of South Essey Avenue at at 3:40 p.m. Friday, according to Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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

Saldana said a light-colored vehicle had driven slowly toward the victims, with the suspects inside firing multiple rounds.

— City News Service


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