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East Palo Alto Man Shot in the Head

Shot Spotter alerted police to the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the shooting. (Photo: City of East Palo Alto)
No arrests have been made in the shooting. (Photo: City of East Palo Alto)
An East Palo Alto resident was shot in the head this afternoon but sustained only a superficial wound, police said. 
     
Police were then called to the 2300 block of Palo Verde Avenue at 1:44 p.m. after sensors detected the sound of gunfire in the area, according to Detective Steve Ong. 
     
Residents then called to report a gunshot victim, Ong said. 
     
The victim, an 18-year-old East Palo Alto resident, was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle for treatment of a superficial gunshot wound to his head. 
     
Police are asking any witnesses to this incident to contact them by calling (650) 321-1112. Anonymous tips can be left by emailing to epa@tipnow.org, or texting or calling to (650) 409-6792.

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