Homicide detectives were investigating Monday after a 21-year-old man was fatally shot outside a restaurant in the Lennox area of South Bay.
The shooting occurred in the 11100 block of Inglewood Avenue (map) at about 11 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A witness told sheriff's deputies that a shooter opened fire on a group of people who were hanging out in the back parking lot of a restaurant.
The 21-year-old man was the only person hit by the gunfire, according to the Sheriff's Department.
He later died of his injuries after being rushed to a local hospital.
The victim's name has not been released.
Investigators did not have a detailed description of the shooter, who remained at-large as of Monday morning.
No further details were available.
Anyone with information about the shooting was encouraged to call the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.
Those wishing to provide a tip anonymously were asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-8477, texting the letters "TIPLA" plus a tip to 274637, or through the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.