Man arrested for fatal shooting outside Walnut Creek sports bar

Larry Griffin is seen in a mug shot taken at the Walnut Creek Police Department on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (KGO-TV)

Police arrested a man Sunday accused of fatally shooting another man outside a popular sports bar on Locust Street in Walnut Creek.

The Central County Regional SWAT Team conducted a search warrant on Michael Place in Bay Point and arrested Larry Griffin for homicide.

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Police say Courtney Brown, 38, had just left Crogan's Sports Bar & Grill Saturday when he was confronted by a gunman in his 20s. Brown died later at a hospital.

Police say Brown leaves behind two daughters.

This is the city's first homicide of the year.

Officials are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the Walnut Creek Police Department's anonymous tip line at (925) 943-5865.
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