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For Immediate Release

Release Date: March 16, 2009

Homicide Investigation

On March 16, 2009 at approximately 12:37 P.M., East Palo Alto Police Officers were dispatched to 2540 Hazelwood Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim. Arriving, police officers discovered a 31 year old male, East Palo Alto resident, lying in the garage of 2540 Hazelwood Avenue. Police officers noticed the victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and immediately summoned assistance from the Menlo Park Fire Department.

Menlo Park Fire/Medical personnel arrived at 2540 Hazelwood Avenue and administered life sustaining efforts for the victim, however, the victim succumb to his injuries and was subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives from the East Palo Alto Police Department Criminal Investigations Division are actively investigating this matter and are attempting to develop leads and a motive.

Detectives from the East Palo Alto Police Department Criminal Investigations Division are also actively seeking witnesses who may have seen the crime.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has any knowledge about the crime is urged to call:

Detective David C. Carson 650-853-5957

East Palo Alto Police Dispatch 650-321-1112

The East Palo Alto Tip Line 650-853-8477

East Palo Alto Murder Hotline 888-MURDER-0

Prepared by:

Detective David Carson