Man Fatally Shot Outside Bar in Bellflower; Gunman Sought

Deputies were searching for a gunman Monday who fatally shot a man outside a bar in Bellflower the night before.

Authorities investigate a fatal shooting outside a bar in Bellflower on Sept. 18, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Authorities investigate a fatal shooting outside a bar in Bellflower on Sept. 18, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The shooting occurred just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 17400 block of Virginia Avenue, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release.

The victim, described only as a man, pronounced dead at the scene, the news release stated.

Video showed the victim was shot a short distance from a bar located at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Artesia Boulevard.

No description of the gunman was immediately available.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 323-890-5500.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).