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Trial begins in murder of East Palo Alto man

Original post made on Jul 17, 2008

Opening statements in the trial of a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a 24-year-old man after an argument at an East Palo Alto
birthday party began this morning in San Mateo County Superior Court.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 10, 2008, 2:04 PM

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Posted by unkwown, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jul 17, 2008 at 8:18 pm

Deshawn was my friend. He had a real hard life. I knew him through our our teen years, but stopped hanging out with him once I went to college. We had some good times. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] Deshawn was often misunderstood by the East Menlo Park community. I miss that kid. I got to scar him on his nose with a karate kick. We were playing around. He said I scarred him for life and I did. That's ok. I had him rollin one day from me attempting to jump over a fence when my foot got and I fell flat on my face. Ohh Deshawn loved that. The news article said Deshawn would go toe to toe with anyone and that's one of the things that I always admired about Deshawn. It did'nt matter the size of the dog in the fight. The size of the fight in this dog was too much. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] REST IN PEACE. I'll see you soon, but not yet


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