Police investigating East Palo Alto shooting

January 31, 2009 2:55:55 PM PST
East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting that injured a local man in the city Friday night.

At about 10:55 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Camellia Drive and Verbena Drive on reports of shots fired. Responding officers didn't locate a shooting victim, but they found several shell casings at the intersection.

At about 12:15 a.m. today, officers were notified by a local hospital that a shooting victim was there.

Anthony Drayton, an East Palo Alto resident, was shot multiple times in the buttocks and on his lower extremities, according to police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or who has information regarding the case is asked to contact Detective Angel Sanchez at (650) 853-3144. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (650) 853-8477.


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