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Nakia Anthony Pierson, 44

Nakia Anthony Pierson, a 44-year-old Black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Oct. 4, in the 500 block of South Ward Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

About 12:45 a.m., deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area and found Pierson inside a vehicle suffering from at least one gunshot wound, according to a news release from authorities.

Pierson was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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