COMPTON, Calif.–A man was fighting for his life today following a shooting in Compton, authorities said.

The shooting in the 1700 block of North Largo Avenue was reported at 10:55 p.m. Monday, said Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Irys Alvarez.

The victim, whose age was not released, was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in extremely critical condition, she said. An investigation was under way.