A man was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon in Compton.

Deputies were dispatched about 4:20 p.m. to the 800 block of South Mayo Avenue, near Alondra Boulevard, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim died at a hospital, Schrader said. His name was not released.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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