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Rudolfo Melendez, L.A. Homicide No. 177: Man Fatally Shot in Car in South Los Angeles

A man was found shot to death as he sat in his 1994 Chevy Camaro in South Los Angeles August 14. Rudolfo Melendez, 27, was at a party earlier in the evening with friends before he was shot about 11 p.m. Saturday near Main and 84th streets. Police suspect Melendez was on route to a girl friend's house and had pulled over to pick up another friend when two men walked up to his car. The shooter opened the car door and shot him once in the head. Police believe the incident was gang-related. There are no suspects in custody.

Anyone with information should contact LAPD's 77th Division detectives at (213) 485-1383.