Suspects sought in fatal bar fight with Redondo Beach bouncer
Detectives are looking for two men believed to have been involved in a fatal fight with a bouncer at a Redondo Beach bar early Saturday.
The pair attempted to enter Pat’s II Cocktails at 1312 South Pacific Coast Highway after last call about 1:45 a.m., Sgt. Fabian Saucedo of the Redondo Beach Police Department told The Times. A fight broke out as the bouncer tried to escort the men out of the bar.
Sgt. Shawn Freeman told the Daily Breeze that the incident was captured on surveillance video.
"For whatever reason, it looked like he was trying to escort them out," he told the newspaper. "One of the suspects started throwing punches. The victim fell to the ground. Another suspect came over. It's hard to tell what's happening."
Officers found the bouncer unconscious on the sidewalk, police said. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.
The name of the bouncer has not been released.
The suspects left in a white 2003 Audi, which was found later Saturday, police said. Detectives have identified two men matching the description of the suspects — both men in their early 30s, about 5-foot-9, 180 pounds with black hair, one with a ponytail — but no arrests had been made as of Sunday morning.
— Kate Mather