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Three Men Found Fatally Shot In A Park Shed In Compton

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An investigation is underway after a woman discovered the bodies of three men in a maintenance shed at Raymond Street Park in Compton, reports KTLA.

According to the L.A. Times, a female acquaintance had gone to the building on Tuesday night to speak with one of the men when she discovered the victims. Sheriff's deputies say the men were shot, and that it's believed that the shooting had taken place sometime between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Tuesday night. Sheriff Jim McDonnell told KTLA that the men were found in a "restroom-type of facility," and that the incident was "probably" gang-related. The victims, who are believed to be squatters, are all described as adult Latino men. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

A description of a suspect or suspects has not yet been released. The identities of the men have also yet to be released.

Both the Compton Sheriff's Station and the L.A. County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner told LAist that investigators are still at the scene. No further information was immediately available.

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Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff's Department at (323) 890-5500.

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