Investigation underway after gunman opens fire in Compton, Los Angeles 

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The severity of the victim's wounds was not immediately apparent.
The severity of the victim's wounds was not immediately apparent.

The severity of the victim’s wounds was not immediately apparent.

A search is in progress following a shooting incident in Compton, where a gunman targeted nearly half a dozen individuals, shooting at least five of them. 

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call around 2:30 p.m. reporting multiple people shot near Compton Boulevard and Acacia Avenue

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Number of Victims and Their Condition

At least five individuals sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to different hospitals in the area. The severity of their injuries remains unclear at this time.

Possible Gang-Related Drive-By Shooting

Law enforcement, including the LASD, suspects the violence may be linked to a gang-related drive-by shooting. Investigations are ongoing to determine the motives and circumstances surrounding the incident.

Shooter Still at Large

The shooter responsible for the attack is currently at large, and law enforcement has not provided a detailed description of the individual. Authorities are actively working on apprehending the suspect.

Ongoing Investigation

The LASD is conducting a thorough investigation into the shooting, aiming to gather more information about the incident and the individuals involved. Further updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.

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