San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Photo credit: OnScene.TV

A shooting in Lomita left a man dead Friday.

Officers responding to a report of gunfire about 1:30 p.m. found the victim lying in the roadway on Sabre Street, near Sawtelle Avenue, according to police and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The victim, 36, whose identity was not available, died at the scene, a department spokesperson said.

Witnesses described seeing three heavyset men who may have been involved in the shooting driving off in a white SUV. The trio remained at large in the early evening.

Police did not disclose a suspected motive for the slaying.

Updated 7:10 p.m. Oct. 22, 2021

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