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East Palo Alto Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Wounded

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EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one man injured and another dead early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to gunshots detected by the Shot Spotter system at the corner of Runnymede and Euclid avenues at about 12:30 a.m., according to East Palo Alto police.

Arriving officers found two men suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

Paramedics responded and provided medical aid at the scene before transporting the two victims to a hospital.

One of the victims, who was later identified as Jose Caballero-Diaz, 21, of Menlo Park, was pronounced dead at about 5:15 a.m., police said.

The second victim remains in stable condition.

Police were continuing to search for potential suspects and a motive.

Several bullet shell casings were found at the scene of the shooting.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact East Palo Alto police at (650) 321-1112.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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