Mountain View man shot in East Palo Alto 

A Mountain View man was shot in East Palo Alto on Wednesday, East Palo Alto police said.

The 35-year-old victim was shot in the 2300 block of Cooley Avenue by an unidentified gunman around 6:48 p.m.

Police were alerted to the shooting by a ShotSpotter activation, they said. A car was seen fleeing the area at the time of the shooting. Police described the vehicle as “similar to a silver Toyota Rav 4.” Responding officers found evidence of a shooting but no victim.

The victim checked himself into Stanford Hospital, where he was treated for his nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact police on its dispatch line at (650) 321-1112 or anonymously at (650) 409-6792. Witnesses can also send information by email at or by text at (650) 409-6792.

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