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Anthony Lee Alexander, 26

Anthony Lee Alexander, a 26-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, May 14, in the 400 block of West Caldwell Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 5:18 p.m., Alexander rode his bike past a birthday party in the area several times, said Lt. Dave Coleman with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators determined that Alexander said something to people in the area, and a person on the sidewalk shot him, Coleman said.

Alexander was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators are trying to determine what exactly was said, Coleman said.

Alexander was one of four people killed in Compton that weekend, authorities said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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