East Palo Alto police investigate fatal shooting

July 20, 2013 7:36:18 PM PDT
East Palo Alto police are working to determine whether a fatal shooting Saturday was gang related, Police Chief Ronald Davis said on Twitter.

According to Davis, a 30-year-old man was killed on the 400 block of Larkspur Avenue.

The shooting was reported around 3:20 p.m., according to Menlo Park fire officials.

"We are not yet sure if today's shooting is gang-related, but the PD's Special Duty Unit & the San Mateo County Gang Task Force are deployed," Davis said in a tweet.

In another tweet he added, "We have made significant progress over the past 2 months in stemming violence. Today's murder is a stark reminder that our work is not over."

Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact them.

(ABC7 News contributed to this report)


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