East Palo Alto police today announced the arrest of a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 3-month-old boy on Sunday. Investigators plan to release details of the arrest at a noon news conference at the Police Department’s criminal investigation substation. The infant suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head when two men opened fire on the car he was in with his parents on Wisteria Drive just before 1 a.m., police said.
He was taken to Stanford Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:15 a.m. The mother and father, both 22 years old, were wounded in the shooting but are expected to survive. A $25,000 reward was issued for information leading to the arrest of the two suspects, described as Hispanic men in their early 20s between 5 feet 9 and 5 feet 10 inches tall.
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