VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — A 22-year-old man was fatally shot while walking on a Van Nuys street early Wednesday morning.

Police said Ramiro Melendez-Lobos was walking southbound on Cedros Avenue at Delano Street around 6:45 a.m. when an unknown Latino approached and fired a handgun at him multiple times.

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Melendez-Loboz was struck and fell to the sidewalk.

Witnesses said the suspect ran to a waiting light gray Honda or Acura sedan. The suspect entered the passenger side of the car and left the scene westbound on DeLano.

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Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Melendez-Lobos dead.

The gun used was a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect remains at-large.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact LAPD Van Nuys Detectives at (818) 374-0040.