FARMINGVILLE - A 25-year-old Mastic Beach father of three was fatally shot outside a bar in Farmingville this morning.

Police say they were called to Empire Bar and Lounge on Warren Avenue at around 3 a.m. to respond to reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, they say a large group of people was gathered outside the bar and fighting. Police say Randell Hollman was shot in the parking lot. He later died at the hospital.

Police are searching for the shooter. Hollman’s mother says she was told the shooting stemmed from an argument between her son, his girlfriend and another man. Police say they're still investigating the motive.