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Shooting kills one in East Palo Alto

Original post made on May 24, 2021

Police are investigating the death of a male victim who was shot in East Palo Alto on Sunday night, nearly three weeks after another man was killed a block away.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 24, 2021, 1:12 PM

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 24, 2021 at 7:22 pm

Hmmm is a registered user.

Why wasn’t the victim identified? Now that’s two who’ve died in gun violence in the same area within weeks.


Posted by Sue Dremann
Palo Alto Weekly staff writer
on May 24, 2021 at 10:21 pm

Sue Dremann is a registered user.

Hi Hmmm,
The Coroner’s Office determines the identity and releases the victim’s name after next of kin have been notified. At times, although rarely, a police department asks the coroner to hold off on public release of the identity if they deem it would impair the investigation.


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