A 19-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after he was shot
while in a vehicle in East Palo Alto late Tuesday night, police said.
At about 10:10 p.m., officers were alerted to shots fired in the
2500 block of Emmett Way, about a block from University Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old man slumped over with
at least one gunshot wound in the driver seat of a parked vehicle, police
The Menlo Park Fire District arrived on scene and rendered aid to
the man. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased, police said.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are asking
anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information to contact
Det. Tommy Phengsene at (650) 798-5947 or contact the East Palo Alto Police
Department at (650) 321-1112, send an anonymous email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
send an anonymous text or voicemail to (650) 409-6792.
The victim's name has not been released pending notification of
his next of kin.