Two men were shot and killed Tuesday in the Compton area, and authorities were working to solve the crimes and determine if they are connected.

The first shooting was reported at about 6:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of West 156th Street, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Information on the identity of the fatally wounded man, who died at the scene, was not immediately available. No arrests were reported, and no suspect information was released.

The second shooting was reported at about 8:50 a.m. at Harris Avenue and Pauline Street, the sheriff’s department reported.

The wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he died. His name was not immediately available for release. No arrests were reported and no suspect information was available.

Anyone with information on either killing was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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