San Diego

A 26-year-old man was killed late Friday during an altercation outside a bar on University Avenue in the City Heights section, authorities said.

Herman P. Sheets, 48, was arrested and charged with assault and possession of a gun in connection with the case, authorities said.

The dead man's identity was still being withheld Saturday pending notification of relatives.

The dispute began sometime after 10 p.m. inside The Poor Inn bar on University Avenue and spilled out to the street, where one shot was fired, police said.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m., authorities said.

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