East Palo Alto Shooting Leaves Man Injured

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EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — An East Palo Alto man was shot Sunday evening on Pulgas Avenue, according to police.

The shooting was detected by a Shotspotter sensor at 7:36 p.m. on the 2300 block of Pulgas Avenue, according to police.

Police then received a call reporting a gunshot victim.

The victim, a 21-year-old male, had returned home with a gunshot wound to his lower leg, police said.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury, and was reported to be in stable condition, police said.

Any witnesses to this shooting were asked to contact police. You can call police dispatch at (650) 321-1112, call or send a text to (650) 409-6792 or send an email to epa@tipnow.org.

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