SAN BERNARDINO ( — A young woman was fatally shot in the head early Sunday at an Inland Empire house party.

The shooting took place at 12:49 a.m. at a home in the 4000 block of E Street, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

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Deputies arrived to find the woman’s body lying on the ground near the front steps of the home.

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A woman at the scene told deputies that a group of men and women not invited to the party came and started a fight, which escalated into shots being fired.

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The shooter and the group of people who started the fight fled.