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Authorities identify man killed in vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Compton


COMPTON, Calif.–Authorities today identified a man who was killed in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Compton.

The attack occurred about 6:45 p.m. Sunday in the 1500 block of East Florence Avenue. Ray Henderson, 30, of Los Angeles died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Henderson was driving on Florence Avenue when he was shot by someone in a vehicle that pulled up next to him, said Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

Henderson managed to drive to the 7600 block of Compton Avenue, where his vehicle crashed, Pope said. Paramedics took him to the hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information about the crime was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.