A 51-year-old man was gunned down in the street on New Year's Eve in Gilroy, dying en route to a hospital, authorities said.
The man -- his name has yet to be released -- died on the way to the hospital, according to sheriff's homicide investigators.
The shooting was reported on Old Gilroy Street, near Alexander Street, about 9:30 p.m., according to sheriff's investigators.
Homicide investigators determined that a dark-colored sedan was seen racing from the scene but it was not immediately clear if anyone in the car did the shooting.
Detectives are searching for the car to determine whether it was involved.
Anyone with information that can aid the ongoing investigation was asked to call detectives at 782-7463.
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