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Bicycling gunman kills man in parked car in EPA

Original post made on Sep 23, 2008

An unidentified gunman on a bicycle apparently shot and killed a 52-year-old Newark resident as he sat in his parked car in East Palo Alto late Monday afternoon, police reported.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 12:20 AM

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Posted by Greg K
a resident of Downtown North
on Sep 23, 2008 at 12:30 pm

Don't road rage against those bicyclists. You never know if they are packing.

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Posted by friend
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Sep 23, 2008 at 3:29 pm

Hang in there family, God will take care of you.

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Posted by Newark Resident
a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2008 at 9:48 pm

Greg K:

It is possible that the bicyclist was a hit man; they often use bikes. I also want to express my condolences go to the family and to the victim.

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Posted by Michelle
a resident of another community
on Sep 27, 2008 at 7:20 pm

As a mother of a son who was murdered in E.Palo Alto, I feel the pain. For someone to take our son(s)whom we gave birth to, away from us, causes great-pain. I had the feeling that my son should out-live me! Think of us are not only killing our sons, you are also killing us mothers, your mother, his mother, mothers! With time the pain eases up, but it never goes away. May God bless the whole wide world and forgive us of our sins, in Jesus name, Amen!
Prayer helps. Have faith /with works.

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Posted by High School
a resident of another community
on Oct 8, 2008 at 5:30 pm

This was a senseless act committed by cowards. It must be solved. No one deserves to die in this manner, for any reason. He was born and raised East Palo Alto, everyone knew him as a kind and generous person. He had turned his life around in the last 2 years. I am just deeply saddened.

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Posted by RFO
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 10, 2008 at 2:45 pm

I grew up with Mike and graduated from high school with him. My younger brother was killed in EPA 18 years ago!

Does it ever stop?

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