A man was shot and killed early Thursday in Compton.

Deputies responded about 12:05 a.m. to the 1500 block of Kay Street, near Bullis Road, where they found the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Ewell Jones, 53, but did not release his city of residence.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were unclear, and no arrests were announced.

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