By CBS13 Staff

CERES (CBS13) — A man who was found to have been shot after crashing his car in Ceres on Thursday evening has died, authorities say.

Ceres police say, just before 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Magnolia Street to investigate a reported crash. A sedan had crashed into a parked vehicle – and witnesses reported seeing the driver appeared to have been shot.

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Officers found the driver did indeed have gunshot wounds. He was pulled out of the driver’s seat and life-saving measures were started.

The man was then rushed to the hospital by medics, but police say he was later pronounced dead.

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On Friday, police identified the shooting victim as 26-year-old Ceres resident Alexis Perez.

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Exactly what led up Perez being shot is still not clear. Detectives say they are investigating.