COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — Authorities are searching for the suspect who fatally stabbed a 46-year-old man at a Compton bar early Monday.

The incident happened around 12:50 a.m. at a bar in the 4600 block of East Alondra Boulevard, according to Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Victim Enrique Rodriguez and the suspect, described to be a man in his 30s, got into a fight inside the bar and then they both left, Deputy Crystal Hernandez said.

Later, Rodriguez was discovered in the parking lot with a stab wound. He died at the hospital, according to the coroner’s office.

The relationship between the two men is unknown.

Anyone with information on the crime was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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