A man was shot and killed in Compton Friday evening.

The shooting was reported about 7:25 p.m. in the 100 block of East Elm Street, near Willowbrook Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he died of his wounds. His name was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

No suspect description was available.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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