EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Police in East Palo Alto are searching for a suspect after a man was fatally shot late Sunday night.

Around 10:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Woodland and Clark avenues near San Franciscquito Creek, following a ShotSpotter activation. When they arrived, a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds was found.

Officers performed life-saving measures until medics arrived and he was taken to a hospital, but he died of his injuries, police said.

Scene of fatal shooting in East Palo Alto on May 23, 2021. (CBS)

Scene of fatal shooting in East Palo Alto on May 23, 2021. (CBS)

No suspects were identified and there was no immediate word on a motive in the shooting.

 

Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Detective Andrea Dion at 650-853-7247. Tips can also be given anonymously by emailing epa@tipnow.org, by texting 650-409-6792 or by leaving a voicemail at the same number.