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Menlo Park Man Shot in East Palo Alto Saturday

East Palo Alto Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate.

Bay City News Service

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that sent a Menlo Park man to the hospital Saturday night.

Officers received a call from a hospital emergency room about a gunshot victim who arrived for treatment at about 9 p.m., police said.

A 21-year-old man was treated for injuries not considered life-threatening, according to police.

The victim told police he had been walking in the area of Bell Street and Euclid Avenue in East Palo Alto when he heard about five shots fired, and was hit by one, police said.

A friend of the victim transported him to the hospital, according to police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has any information about the incident is asked to contact the East Palo Alto Police Dept. by anonymous e-mail at epa@tipnow.org, anonymous text to 650-409-6792, or an anonymous voicemail to 650-409-6792 or 650-853-8477.

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