Compton car-to-car shooting leaves 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another person was injured following a car-to-car shooting in Compton Wednesday morning.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the two people who were shot allegedly stole a Mustang from a tow yard in the area near 2100 E. Del Amo Boulevard in Compton. That's when the tow truck driver followed the car and fired shots at the Mustang, hitting the two people inside. 

The Mustang was able to drive off for a distance but ended up crashing in the area near Avalon Blvd. and 73rd Street in South Los Angeles.


One person died at the scene and another was taken to the hospital for treatment. That person's condition is unknown at this time.

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.