Man shot dead on East Palo Alto sidewalk Monday 

Police are hunting a gunman in the cold-blooded killing of a 23-year-old man on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Monday.

Jabari Banford suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the 2500 block of Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Officers found him lying on the sidewalk. He died at the scene.

Banford was talking to people in a car when another car pulled up behind the vehicle. A gunman got out of the car, walked up to Banford and opened fire, police said.

The suspect vehicle was described as a white-colored sedan, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department via anonymous email at, anonymous text message at (650) 409-6792, or anonymous voice mail by calling the same phone number.

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