A bar employee was shot and killed after getting into a "verbal dispute" with a patron at the West Long Beach bar the Crow's Nest Sunday night, police said.
Gunfire erupted at roughly 10:15, inside the Crow's Nest located on the 1900 block of Willow Street in West Long Beach. The worker sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body and later died at a nearby hospital.
The suspect, who remains at large, discharged his weapon multiple times towards the victim.
LBPD officers provided medical aid to the wounded employee, and LBFD transported him to the hospital.
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner will identify the victim and notify the next of kin.