General Crime

Fatal Shooting In East Palo Alto Saturday Afternoon

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East Palo Alto police are working to determine whether a fatal shooting today was gang related, Police Chief Ronald Davis said this evening on Twitter. A 30-year-old man was killed on the 400 block of Larkspur Avenue this afternoon, Davis said. The shooting was reported around 3:20 p.m., according to Menlo Park fire officials. “We are not yet sure if today’s shooting is gang-related, but the PD’s Special Duty Unit & the San Mateo County Gang Task Force are deployed,” Davis said in a tweet. Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact them, Davis said.

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