Tacoma police said the shooter was last seen headed west on Center Street.

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TACOMA — Police say a man was shot to death as he sat in his car outside a Tacoma convenience store and gas station.

Tacoma police said the shooter remained at large Monday night. Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool described him as black, in his 20s, about 5 feet 8 and 150 pounds. He wore a gray hoody sweatshirt, bluejeans and possibly a blue-and-white baseball cap, and he may have had dreadlocks. He was last seen headed west on Center Street.

She said it’s too soon in the investigation to know what led to the shooting.

The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was shot about 1 p.m.

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The back window on the victim’s sedan was shot out. Witnesses said at least five shots were fired.