Suffolk County police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in Farmingville the killed a Mastic Beach man early Saturday morning, police said.

The shooting occurred outside Empire Bar and Lounge on Warren Avenue at 3:16 a.m., police said. When police arrived to investigate the 911 call, they discovered that the victim, 25-year-old Randell Hollman, had already been taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue for a gunshot wound.

After Hollman was transported to the hospital, a large crowd was still outside the bar, police said, and some people were seen fighting.

Hollman was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.