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17-year-old boy shot in Compton; assailants at large

L.A. County sheriff's detectives searched Tuesday for assailants who shot and wounded a 17-year-old boy near an apartment house in Compton.

Sheriff's officials said the shots rang out about 10:40 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of West Magnolia Street, striking the teenager multiple times in the upper body. He was in critical condition at a hospital.

Officials said they believed the shooting may have been gang-related and urged anyone with information to contact the Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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