Man Fatally Shot in Compton

The 13000 block of South Cookacre Street, as seen in a Google Street View image in November of 2017.

The 13000 block of South Cookacre Street, as seen in a Google Street View image in November of 2017.

Homicide detectives are seeking clues in the deadly shooting of a 37-year-old man in Compton early Sunday.

The deadly shooting took place about 12:50 a.m. in the 13000 block of South Cookacre Street, near north of Rosecrans Avenue, Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.

Jeffrey Phillip Jackson Jr., who was listed in coroner’s records as transient, died in the shooting, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Lt. Larry Dietz said.

No details regarding the circumstance of the fatal attack were available Sunday afternoon.

Anyone with information was asked to to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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