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Update: Menlo Park teen dies after shooting

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 has died, East Palo Alto police said.

Catherine Fisher 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.

Fisher was transported to Stanford Hospital where she died from her injuries. The vehicle's other occupants were unharmed, police said.

Investigators are working to develop suspect information and a possible motive for the shooting.

Acting Capt. Jeff Liu said police have not yet determined if the shooting was gang related. It is the city's fourth homicide this year, he said.

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 text message to 650-409-6792.

— Sue Dremann and Bay City News Service

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Posted by MA Grad
a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:02 pm

Cate Fisher was a great young woman. So sad to see her pass this early.

RIP

MA 09


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