Teen injured in East Palo Alto shooting


A teenager is recovering after being shot in East Palo Alto on Monday, June 8, according to police.

Around 10:15 p.m., the East Palo Alto Police Department responded to a report of gunfire recorded by the city's ShotSpotter gun-shot detection system on the 2100 block of Oakwood Drive. A 17-year-old East Palo alto resident was injured with non-life threatening wounds. The victim was treated at the scene and taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

At this time, the motive for the shooting and the identity of the suspect is unknown, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department. Anonymous tips can be emailed to or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-409-6792 or 650-853-8477.


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