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Shots fired at dog walker in Menlo Park

Police investigating Monday night incident

An 18-year-old man walking his dog Monday night, April 30, escaped unscathed after someone shot at him from a car near Newbridge Street and Hollyburne Avenue in Menlo Park, police said.

Around 8:28 p.m. police responded to a report of gunshots.

Witnesses described the multiple shots as coming from a light-colored vehicle after its occupants called out the victim's name. He ran as the car fled north on Newbridge Street.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call police at 650-330-6300 or the anonymous tip line at 650-330-6395.

Sandy Brundage

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Posted by Steve C
a resident of Menlo Park
on May 2, 2012 at 10:27 am

Whaaaa? Dog nazis on steroids?


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Posted by what kind of gun?
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on May 2, 2012 at 12:18 pm

What kind of gun was it? Have the cops recovered any shell casings? Are they asking for tips on people who own similar guns?


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 2, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Steve - don't be deceived by the headline. My best is that he wasn't a professional dogwalker, nor was he shot at by dog haters. It's more likely that he incidentally was walking a dog when he was shot at.


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm

what kind of gun? - There were two different guns fired that night, one sounded like a shot gun the other sounded like a pistol.


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