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East Palo Alto Man Shot in the Head

Shot Spotter alerted police to the shooting.

East Palo Alto Man Shot in the Head
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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