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Medical Examiner's report names shooting victim

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Whoever killed a 31-year-old Spokane man Tuesday night remains on the run.

According to the medical examiner's report, Melvin Rouse was shot multiple times. Police believe the shooting occurred near his girlfriend's home on 29th Avenue. They said Rouse drove himself away from the shooting scene. He crashed several blocks later on Southeast Blvd near Helena.

Rouse was a father of two, originally from California. His mother, Cecilia Burton, tells KHQ's Hayley Guenthner he was loved by all who knew him.

"He was a good man," Burton said. "He was a good father, a good uncle, brother. He was good. He didn't have enemies."

If you know anything about this homicide, call crime check at 456-2233. 

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