Two men were shot in Compton Saturday afternoon and one of the victims died, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at about 12:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of 120th Street, according to Deputy Alejandra Parra of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Bureau.

Both men were taken by ambulance to a hospital where one was pronounced dead and the condition of the other was not available, Parra said.

No suspect information was released.

Homicide detectives were conducting a crime scene investigation, Parra said.

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

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