A 40-year-old man was fatally shot early Wednesday in the Harbor Gateway area near Torrance, and the suspect was at large.

Jimmy Jackson was gunned down while standing with a group of men about 12:20 a.m. in a carport near the 1500 block of Plaza Del Amo, near Denker Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Witnesses told police that they heard a fight between the men before hearing gunshots.

Officers arrived to find Jackson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspect description was released.

Authorities urged anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detectives Cortez or Coffee of the LAPD’s Harbor Area Homicide unit, at 310-726-7889 or 310-726-7887. During non-businesses, tipsters can call the watch commander at 310-726-7730. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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