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Police: Reported gunshot noises were likely fireworks

Original post made on May 28, 2023

About 10 loud bangs that Palo Alto residents heard and reported to police on early Friday morning were likely fireworks, police Sgt. Dan Pojanamat said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 26, 2023, 1:12 PM

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Posted by Native to the BAY
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on May 28, 2023 at 4:05 am

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“Likely” is a cavern of unknowns .

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 28, 2023 at 6:54 am

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There were a lot of bangs last night that were probably fireworks.

It is graduation season and then of course the build up to July 4. We will be getting these for the next month at least.

Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on May 28, 2023 at 12:20 pm

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I never heard the bangs but I sure heard the sirens.

Did the police buy new types of sirens? These were quite different.

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