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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

19-year-old taken to hospital with single gunshot wound

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said.

The shooting was reported around 2:45 a.m. in the 300 block of Azalia Drive, according to police.

Officers arriving on the scene located the victim, who was suffering from a single gunshot wound to his leg.

Police said the East Palo Alto resident was taken to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No suspects were arrested in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call East Palo Alto police at 650-321-1112 or anonymously via voicemail or text at 650-409-6792 or with an anonymous email to epa@tipnow.org.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by Paulo
a resident of another community
on Jul 16, 2012 at 10:50 am

East Palo Alto...Palo Alto East. A problem for one is a problem for the other; A success for one is a success in the other.


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Posted by Gremlin
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 16, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Sorry, different city, different county....two separate entities


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Posted by P.A. Native
a resident of Mountain View
on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:34 pm

@ Gremlin,

Keep repeating your mantra. The creek separates us all!

Now back to complaining about HSR. We've got to keep our priorities straight!


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Posted by the_punnisher
a resident of Mountain View
on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm

the_punnisher is a registered user.

If this is the same E.P.A. when I left CA, it probably will be easier to report the fact that there was no gunplay in east Palo Alto. Now THAT would be NEWS!


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