*East Palo Alto Shooting Leaves Four Injured And William Sandoval Dead

Published by on March 21, 2009

A 32-year-old man was killed and four other people injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Friday night, police said today.The Police Department’s Shot Spotter system alerted officers to gunshots just before 9:30 p.m. While responding the officers received a report of a shooting in the same area on Addison Avenue, according to Detective Angel Sanchez.Officers found one shooting victim in a driveway of a residence in the 2200 block of Addison Avenue.The victim, East Palo Alto resident William Sandoval, was pronounced dead at the scene, Sanchez said.A second victim, a juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound to the ankle, was also located at the residence. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive, according to Sanchez. While at the residence officers were notified of three more shooting victims who had arrived at a hospital suffering from life-threatening injuries, Sanchez said.One of those victims, Roman Soria, endured a gunshot wound to the face. Another victim, Eduardo Contreras, suffered from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, and the last victim, Ismael Velasquez, sustained a gunshot wound to the chest, according to Sanchez.Officers believe the shooting is related to an altercation among unwanted guests at a party, Sanchez said. The shooting appears to have ensued when the altercation turned into a fight and an unknown suspect fired several gunshots into a crowd, striking five, according to Sanchez.Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to call police at (650) 464-6837 or (650) 853-3144.

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