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Deputies shoot, wound man in Compton; second man sought

August 16, 2012 |  2:07 pm

Approximate location of incident shown in black.

Sheriff's deputies in Compton shot one man and are searching for another following a confrontation shortly after noon Thursday.

The 12:30 p.m. shooting wounded the man in the 1200 block of Palm Street, sheriff's officials said. No deputies were injured.

Authorities were seeking a second man. The circumstances of the shooting were unclear, and officials did not know if the men were armed.


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Image: Approximate location of incident shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.