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* Two Men Shot in Drive By Shooting on Illinois Avenue in East Palo Alto

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Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to police. Officers went to the 2400 block of Illinois Avenue at about 8:55 p.m. after the Police Department’s Shotspotter system notified them of gunshots in the area, according to police. Arriving officers found a 26-year-old man and 31-year-old man, both East Palo Alto residents, lying in the driveway of their home. Both men had been shot multiple times in the legs. The victims were taken to a hospital where they were reported to be in stable condition. A preliminary investigation indicates the men had been standing in their driveway when a dark-colored midsize vehicle drove by and someone fired several shots from out of one of the car’s windows, according to police.  No arrests were made and suspect information was not available. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.
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