Sheriff's deputies at the scene of the shooting in Compton. Courtesy OnScene.TV
Sheriff’s deputies at the scene of the shooting in Compton. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A man was killed and eight other people were wounded in a shooting Sunday morning at a large party in Compton.

The shooting occurred about 1:35 a.m. in the 900 block of West Victoria Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The fatally wounded man was rushed to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Deputy Mike Barraza of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.

Eight victims with gunshot wounds were taken to hospitals, where they were being treated, according to the sheriff’s department. Their conditions were not made available.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be supplied through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS.

–City News Service

 

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