RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Police say a man was fatally shot during an altercation with two private bail bondsmen in Southern California.

Officer Ryan Railsback says police and sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday evening to reports of a wounded man along a river in the city of Riverside.

Railsback says they found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head. He later died at a hospital.

Railsback says the bail bondsmen were following a wanted man and eventually got into a physical altercation with him that ended with shots fired. After the shooting, the bail bondsmen requested law enforcement assistance.

The incident remains under investigation.

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