Two gang members were being sought  as suspects in a shooting that left an innocent bystander dead. Photo via OnScene.TV
Two gang members were being sought as suspects in a shooting that left an innocent bystander dead. Photo via OnScene.TV

Gang members were being sought Wednesday as suspects in a shooting that left an innocent bystander dead in a vehicle in Canoga Park.

The victim, identified by the coroner’s office as 33-year-old Eduardo Rebolledo-Ramirez, was sitting in his vehicle about 5:55 p.m. Tuesday in the 7200 block of Eton Avenue, near Sherman Way, when two northbound vehicles drove past, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Someone in the trailing vehicle fired shots at the lead vehicle and a stray bullet struck Rebolledo-Ramirez, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said Rebolledo-Ramirez had just left his job when he was shot in the “gang crossfire.”

Friends told reporters at the scene Rebolledo-Ramirez was a father of two and worked at a nearby heating and air conditioning business.

Police haven’t released descriptions of the suspects or the vehicles involved, but anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call Detective Dave Peteque of the Topanga Area Homicide Unit at (818) 756-4869.

After-hours or weekend calls can be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7 and anonymous tips can be supplied by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

—Staff and wire reports

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