An East Palo Alto resident was shot in the head this afternoon but sustained only a superficial wound, police said.
Police were then called to the 2300 block of Palo Verde Avenue at 1:44 p.m. after sensors detected the sound of gunfire in the area, according to Detective Steve Ong.
Residents then called to report a gunshot victim, Ong said.
The victim, an 18-year-old East Palo Alto resident, was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle for treatment of a superficial gunshot wound to his head.
Police are asking any witnesses to this incident to contact them by calling 650-321-1112. Anonymous tips can be left by emailing to email@example.com, or texting or calling 650-409-6792.