Man shot in both legs in E. Palo Alto

January 2, 2009 7:45:04 AM PST
A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man is in stable condition at a local hospital after getting shot in both of his legs early this morning, according to East Palo Alto police.

The victim was shot at about 2:35 a.m. near the intersection of Fordham and Purdue streets, police said. Arriving officers found the victim suffering from gunshots in both legs, and he was transported to a local hospital.

The victim was apparently riding his skateboard down Fordham Street when at least one suspect fired multiple rounds at him, according to police.

No arrests have been made and the motive behind the shooting is unknown, police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has any information about the suspects is encouraged to contact police Detective Angel Sanchez at (650) 853-3144 or the East Palo Alto police anonymous tip line at (650) 851-8477.


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