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Sheridan Elzie Spencer, 70

Sheridan Spencer, a 70-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the 1600 block of West Caldwell Street in Compton, authorities said.

The shooting occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in a residential neighborhood, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Spencer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.

-- Robert J. Lopez

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