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Man injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Man, 22, had been shot in East Palo Alto and was driving himself to the hospital

A man was found injured after a shooting Saturday evening in East Palo Alto, but his wounds were not life-threatening, police said.

Police responded to 1620 Bay Road at 8:27 p.m. after a ShotSpotter activation, an automated system for detecting gunshots, indicated shots had been fired in the area.

When they arrived, police found evidence of gunshots but no sign of a victim.

Minutes later during a traffic stop in Palo Alto, police officers discovered a 22-year-old man driving himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

The man, an East Palo Alto resident, told Palo Alto police he had been shot in East Palo Alto. Officers escorted him to Stanford Medical Center,

where he was being treated for his injuries Saturday night.

Police said they do not know the motive nor have any suspect information in the shooting at this time. Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call or text 650-409-6792.

— Bay City News Service

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