Man fatally shot at Compton Junction – NBC Los Angeles

A 67-year-old vice pastor of a local Christian church was shot dead at an intersection in Compton in a possible gang-related attack on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County sheriff.

The victim was identified by the family as Reginald Moore.

The shooting took place at around 11:50 a.m. on the 1000 block of Compton Boulevard, the LASD reported.

MPs responded to an attack with a fatal gun cry, MP Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound in the chest and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives searched the area for witnesses and surveillance videos, Navarro-Suarez said.

A motive for the attack was unknown and a suspect description was not immediately available.

The sheriff’s Homicide Bureau asked anyone with information about the murder to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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