East Palo Alto Chief Says Drive-By Shooting Victims Targeted

Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:

EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis today called the shooting of five people at a bus stop on Sunday afternoon “a cowardly act” and vowed to find those responsible.

“We are going to hold them accountable,” Davis said. “We are going to do everything possible to put them behind bars.”

Two people in a sliver or gray-green sedan drove by the bus stop near a McDonald’s restaurant at Bay Road and University Avenue at about 2:45 p.m., Davis said.

At least one person inside the vehicle opened fire and shot five people waiting at the bus stop, including a grandmother who was there with her six-year-old granddaughter, Davis said.

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The girl was not shot, but injured herself as she fell to avoid the spray of bullets, he said.

The five people who were shot suffered bullet wounds in…

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