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Authorities Identify Pedestrian Shot, Killed in Logan Heights

A pedestrian shot and killed in Logan Heights late Saturday night has been identified. 

Jose Lopez Sr., 34, of San Diego, was walking down South 31st Street on Saturday night around 11:57 p.m. when a car stopped at the intersection, San Diego Police (SDPD) Lieutenant Mike Holden said. 

A man got out of the car and opened fire, shooting Lopez multiple times, Holden said. He collapsed onto the street. 

When police arrived at the scene, they found Lopez lying in the middle of the intersection of South 31st Street and Martin Avenue. 

When first responders arrived, they began life-saving measures. Lopez was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center where, despite life-saving measures, he died. 

The passenger got back in his car and fled the area in the same car. 

Homicide detectives believe the suspect was driving a dark colored two-door sedan with tinted windows. The car was last seen driving west on the 3000 block of Martin Avenue. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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