A shooting in the 2200 block of Ralmar Avenue in East Palo Alto Thursday afternoon left one person injured and the shooter still at large.
Rami Khoury, East Palo Alto Police acting watch commander, said that the city's Shotspotter gun-shot detection system picked up 15 to 16 shots around 1:09 p.m. on Thursday.
He said witnesses saw a car leaving the scene. Police were able to stop and detain three people but are not sure yet whether they are connected to the shooting, Khoury said.
The 20-year-old Hispanic male victim was found on Ralmar Avenue at Bay road and was transferred to Stanford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Police said they are not sure whether this incident is linked to others.
The East Palo Alto Police Department is actively investigating the case and is in need of witnesses. The police department strongly encourages any witnesses or people who know something about this crime to notify the department by calling East Palo Alto Police Dispatch 650-321-1112 or by sending an anonymous email to firstname.lastname@example.org or an anonymous text to 650-409-6792. An anonymous voice mail can be left by calling 650-409-6792.