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* Shooting on Newbridge Avenue in East Palo Alto

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East Palo Alto Police Press Release 3/24/12

At approximately 9:14 PM, East Palo Alto Police Officers were summoned to the area of Newbridge Avenue at Menalto Avenue when a “Shotspotter” activation indicated gunshots in the area.

When officers arrived, they located evidence that indicated one or more firearms had been fired in the area, but there was no victim and no witnesses located. Minutes later, Palo Alto Police advised that they were with a vehicle occupied by a shooting victim and others who were headed to the hospital. East Palo Alto Police Officers then responded to contact the parties involved.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim had been sitting in the rear seat of a vehicle traveling south on Newbridge Avenue. As the vehicle arrived at the intersection of Menalto Avenue there were several gunshots. The gunfire was directed at the vehicle and several rounds struck it. The victim was struck in the leg by the gunfire. The driver sped from the scene and immediately headed to the hospital. The motive for the shooting is still unknown.

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 know the name of the suspects or have any information that can help solve this crime.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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