STANTON ( — Authorities Friday said they’ve made an arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man outside an Orange County bar.

Leobardo “Banda” Valladares was taken into custody about midnight after allegedly holding authorities at bay outside a Garden Grove home for three hours, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

The 43-year-old Valladares is suspected of fatally shooting Francisco Salgado Torres on Sept. 15, in front of the Oasis Bar allegedly after a fight.

The statement said Valladares was booked into the Orange County Jail on suspicion of murder.

No further information was immediately available.

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