Man found shot dead inside a car in Laredo

A man was found dead inside a car near La Pulga Guadalupe, according to Laredo police.

The male was found fatally shot inside a white Mercedes-Benz near the 2500 block of Guadalupe Street.

Laredo police officers responded to an unresponsive person report sitting inside a white car at about 8 a.m. Thursday by Guadalupe and North Texas Avenue.

Officers arrived and confirmed that the male was fatally shot. Authorities identified him as Julio Cesar Flores, 27. His death marked the city’s 10th homicide.

Police posted on their Facebook that motorists needed to seek alternate routes as they closed off the area to conduct the investigation.

LPD's Crimes Against Persons detectives are investigating the case.

To provide information on the case, call Laredo Crime Stoppers at 727-TIPS (8477). Information leading to an arrest may be rewarded with up to $1,000.