Killed – Kent Sewell (Compton, CA)


COMPTON ( — Authorities Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton.

The shooting in the 1000 block of West Compton Boulevard occurred about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that deputies responded to a business in the area following a report of a gunshot victim.

Upon arriving on scene, they located the victim, who had been struck by gunfire in front of a business.

The statement said detectives believe the shooting was gang-related.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Kent Sewell of Compton. He was declared dead at the scene.


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