Two men die in separate Compton shootings
Two men have died in separate shootings in Compton, authorities said today.
Jesse Cazarez, 20, was fatally shot about 7:40 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of South Tajauta Avenue, said Deputy Sheriff Keith Ho of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Cazarez was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital, along with another man who was wounded but survived, Ho said.
Another deadly shooting occurred about 9:15 p.m. Sunday near Caldwell Street and Central Avenue, Ho said. The victim was an unidentified adult Latino, who was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.
-- Corina Knoll