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Shooting leaves Menlo Park teen fighting for life

Young woman was sitting in a car with others in East Palo Alto during early-morning attack

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto and has life-threatening injuries, East Palo Alto police said.

The victim of the attempted homicide was shot while sitting in a vehicle with a man and another woman at 2:12 a.m. in the 2500 block of Annapolis Street between Michigan and Notre Dame avenues east of Bay Road.

The woman was transported to Stanford Hospital and the vehicle's other occupants were unharmed, police said.

Investigators are working to develop suspect information and a possible motive for the shooting. The victim's name is not being released at this time.

Police are asking anyone who has information or might have witnessed the shooting to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department by email to epa@tipnow.org, or leave an anonymous voicemail or send a text message to 650-409-6792.

Sue Dremann

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Posted by Gorilla
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:24 pm

I know this young woman. I hope to God that a) she beats the odds and survives this tragic act of senseless violence; and, b) that the monster that perpetrated this act is brought to justice and is made to pay for the LIVES he/she has permanently shattered.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:59 pm

Gorilla, according to other news outlets, she unfortunately died this morning. I am very sorry for your loss.

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