At approximately 1:35 a.,m Sunday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the 900 Block of West Victoria Street in Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting with multiple reported injuries.
Upon their arrival on Victoria near Wilmington Avenue, deputies discovered there was a large party with numerous gunshot victims at the location. One victim, a male black adult, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Eight other victims sustained gunshot wounds and were also transported to local hospitals where they are currently being treated. Two others were also injured, but apparently did not require hospitalization.
The investigation is on-going. The homicide detective on the case, Det. Richard Tomlin, was unavailable for comment.
Anyone with information can call the L.A. County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 895-5500