LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A 46-year-old man died after being punched multiple times outside a liquor store in South Los Angeles, police said today.

The assault occurred at 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, near Arlington Avenue, said Detective Gus Villanueva of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

The assault continued until the victim fell to the ground and hit his head. The suspect fled and the victim was taken to a hospital where he died on Monday, Villanueva said.

The man’s name was not immediately available and the motive for the attack was not known.