A Palo Alto man was shot and seriously injured Sunday afternoon while driving on University Avenue, according to police.
The shooting was picked up by ShotSpotter activation in the area of University Avenue and Kavanaugh Street shortly before 2 p.m., according to Detective Rod Tuason.
Police arriving at the scene were directed to University Avenue and Crescent Drive in Palo Alto, where they found the victim, a 26-year-old Palo Alto man, and his vehicle.
The victim had a single, life-threatening gunshot wound, and was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable but critical condition, Tuason said.
Investigators believe the victim and a friend were driving on University Avenue when a gunman began shooting at the moving vehicle, Tuason said.
The suspect fled and has not been located.
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call East Palo Alto police at 650-321-1112.