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East Palo Alto man, 30, shot and killed Sunday

Police investigating afternoon shooting on Glen Way

An East Palo Alto man was found shot dead Sunday afternoon, several hours after shots were heard in the area, according to police.

Shots were first reported just after 1 p.m. in the 2300 block of Glen Way through the automated Shotspotter system, Detective Sgt. Jeff Liu said. Officers arriving on the scene found evidence that someone had been shot, but no victim.

Shortly after 4 p.m., police received a call reporting a man down in the same area. Officers arriving on the scene this time found 30-year-old Edmund Beverly in an area that had been previously checked by police, Liu said.

Police are investigating the death as a homicide and asking anyone with information to come forward. Tips can be made by calling 650-321-1112 or going to www.ci.east-palo-alto.ca.us/police/tipnow.html. Anonymous tips can be called or texted to 650-409-6792.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

Posted by man or woman?, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jun 25, 2012 at 9:51 am

Is the victim a man or a woman? Other news reports say the victim was a women.


Posted by Tyler Hanley, online editor of Palo Alto Online
on Jun 25, 2012 at 9:57 am

Tyler Hanley is a registered user.

The press release we received from the East Palo Alto Police Department states that the victim was a man.


Posted by Raymond Lucas, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:12 pm

So, first someone called in the sound of gunfire, then after Police checked the area and found nothing, someone called in the body 2 hrs later. Now, police want the publics help with information. What's the point? Police aren't doing the job, the Public is.


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm

No, Raymond, the ShotSpotter system alerted the police as to the location of the gunfire. The cops came out, didn't find anyone shot & left. They then received a report of someone shot, in that same area, came back & found the body. Either they're lying, or they're really lame & didn't see the corpse, or the guy was moved/left the scene & then his body dumped. Any other scenario that could fit this puzzle?


Posted by Jason, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:15 am

Live down the street. Apparently the guy that was shot was one of those people wearing 'red'. So, likely gang related. He was shot and apparently dove over someones fence to escape.
I think when the police showed up they didn't see anything because he was behind the fence/wall


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 26, 2012 at 11:27 am

Jason - just curious - did the victim have long hair? I've been noticing young men wearing red - not a good sign.

Your info is a helpful update, btw - thank you.


Posted by X, a resident of Walter Hays School
on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm

Posted by Mom, a member of the Jordan Middle School community, 1 hour ago

This is why our children can't be friends with Tinsley students, as nice as some of them are. I don't want to drive to EPA and pay with my life.

You are so Ridiculous with this comment. These criminal acts are not ramdom. If your child is going to dress like a Criminal and try to be like a criminal and head out to a bad area then this might happen. Even in your Nice neighborhood walking your dog, Random acts of violence happen and your kids could be killed for their cell phones.


Posted by Fred, a resident of Downtown North
on Jun 26, 2012 at 1:21 pm

"Mom"
Your comment is pretty lame...perhaps your children are the
guys in the White Range Rover throwing milkshakes out the window
and nailing pedestrians.

Keep rewarding your kids with ribbons for coming in 3rd, 4th and last place. Im sure that will take them a long way in this world.


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 26, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Fred - great comment!! I have seen atrocious & criminal behavior from spoiled Shallow Alto kids through the years.

Personal safety is important, but her comment was an unrealistic extrapolation that barely hid her bias.


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