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A man was shot to death during an argument with another man in Compton, authorities said Monday.

The shooting was reported at 6:06 p.m. Sunday in the 2600 block of Lantana Street, Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.

“Deputies learned that the victim was arguing with the suspect in the middle of the street when the suspect began to shoot the victim,” Moody said. The victim suffered “at least one gunshot wound to the torso.”

The suspect fled in a white sedan east on Lantana Street, north on Wadsworth Avenue and out of view, he said. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Moody said.

—City News Service

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