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Buffalo homicide detectives today identified the city’s latest homicide victim as Rashiene T. Carson, 24, of Lockport.

Police said Carson was the rear-seat passenger in a car parked in a gas station lot at 595 Ontario St. about 12:50 a.m. Saturday when he was shot.

“As far as a motive, the detectives are trying to determine if an armed robbery turned into a homicide case,” said Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives.

Police are asking for the public’s help, and anyone with information is asked to call or text the confidential tip line at 847-2255, or use the department’s website www.bpdny.org, to report a tip.