A man was fatally shot in the face early Sunday in the parking lot of a Yoshinoya restaurant in Inglewood, police said.
The incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m. near the intersection of Century Boulevard and Hawthorne Avenue, the Inglewood Police Department said. The unidentified victim died at the scene, located outside the 24-hour fast-food restaurant.
About 2 miles away, at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Doty Avenue (map), two passengers exited a vehicle suspected of being involved in the shooting, said police Lt. Neal Cochran. The third occupant of the vehicle then drove away, Cochran said.
Officer set up a perimeter that remained active at 6 p.m. as a search continued for the two passengers, whom police believe may be barricaded in the area.