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15 year old dies after shooting in East Palo Alto

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The East Palo Alto Police Department logo, serving East Palo Alto, California. (East Palo Alto Police via Bay City News)

A 15-year-old boy was killed Monday night in a shooting in East Palo Alto, according to local police reports.

Officers responded at 9:04 p.m. to the activation of the "ShotSpotter" gunshot detection system in the 1900 block of Manhattan Avenue where they arrived to find the victim near an alley. He was taken to a hospital, but succumbed to his injuries there, police said.

The name of the child who died has not yet been released.

Police said two male suspects were seen running toward Woodland Avenue after the shooting in East Palo Alto. No arrests have been made in the case and no suspect descriptions were available as of this Tuesday.

Anyone with information about the East Palo Alto shooting can call or text (650) 409-6792 or email epa@tipnow.org. Tips can be made anonymously.

With information from Bay City News.

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