Detectives Searching for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

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COMPTON (CNS) - A man was fatally shot today in Compton and sheriff's detectives were searching for the shooter.

The man was wounded around 5 a.m. at the intersection of East Pauline Street and South Cuzco Avenue, according to Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy David Yoo.

The man was rushed to a hospital where he later died, Yoo said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A motive for the shooting was unknown.

No description of the attacker was available.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the LASD's homicide unit at 323-890-5500.Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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