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Man, 23, shot in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police seek information on Sunday shooting

A 23-year-old man was found shot on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Sunday (Oct. 16) and East Palo Alto police are seeking the public's help to solve the crime.

Officers responding to a ShotSpotter activation at approximately 9:42 p.m. found the resident lying on the east sidewalk in the 1400 block of Woodland Avenue. The man had gunshot wounds to his leg and arm, police said.

Menlo Park firefighters and paramedics arrived on scene and began to render medical aid to the victim. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and was released, police said.

Police are still actively investigating the case and are not releasing further details at this time.

Anyone who might have any knowledge about the crime is strongly urged to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department by one or more of the following methods: send an email to epa@tipnow.org; send an anonymous text message by cell phone to 650-409-6792 or leave an anonymous voice mail by calling the same phone number.

Sue Dremann

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