A man was shot to death Friday on a flood control channel bike path in Compton.

It was reported at 7:55 a.m. in the 800 block of West Poplar Street, said Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Ortiz said. No murder weapon was found.

The man was in his 50s, according to the coroner’s office.

No suspect information was available but the death was believed to be gang related, Ortiz said.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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