Menlo Park police are searching for clues in a shooting that killed a 19-year-old East Palo Alto man early this morning.
At 1:23 a.m. police received reports that a victim with a single gunshot wound had arrived at Stanford Hospital. Jose Antonio Contreras arrived at the hospital, but was pronounced dead soon after his arrival, according to police.
Preliminary investigation shows that the shooting occurred on state Highway 84, between University Avenue and Willow Road, near the Dumbarton Bridge, police reported. The motive has not been determined and there is no suspect information.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Menlo Park Police Department at 650-330-6300 or the anonymous tip line at 650-330-6395.
This is the first homicide in Menlo Park this year.