A 24-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in Compton and sheriff’s detectives were searching for the shooter.

The attack happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

“Deputies responded to the area and noticed the victim seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso,” Koerner said.

The man died at the scene, he said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A motive for the shooting was unknown and a description of the shooter was not immediately available.

Homicide detectives canvassed the area for possible witnesses and evidence, he said.

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