MODESTO - Police are asking for the public's help to solve a murder that happened at a bar in north Modesto early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the White Elephant Lounge on Standiford Ave. shortly after midnight on a report of a shooting that had occurred.

When officers arrived they were told that an altercation had taken place in the parking lot and that those involved had all left the area.

While on scene, officers learned that a person suffering from a gunshot wound had just arrived at a local hospital. Investigators learned that this person had been shot while in the parking lot of the White Elephant Lounge.

Police say that the victim later died as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information to is asked to contact Modesto Area Crimestoppers at 521-4636 or text a tip to "274637" include the word TIP704 in your tip or Crimes Against Persons Detective Pouv at 209-572-9826.

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