UPDATE: $10,000 offered in Embarcadero Road shooting

Palo Alto Police believe shots were fired from this vehicle at 8:55 a.m. at the intersection of E. Bayshore and Embarcadero roads. Photo provided by police.

By the Daily Post staff

UPDATE, JUNE 15 — Palo Alto police today announced that a $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter who opened fire on a car driving on Embarcadero Road on June 10. Nobody was injured in the shooting, but police are treating it as an attempted homicide.

Mothers Against Murder, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization based in Los Altos, is offering the $10,000 in conjunction with police. For more information about Mothers Against Murder, visit their website at https://www.mothersagainstmurder.org/ or call them at (650) 248-9529.

JUNE 10 — Palo Alto police are looking for a suspect who opened fire on a car driving on Embarcadero Road this morning.

No one was injured in the shooting, which police are describing as an attempted homicide. Police said they don’t know if the shooting was targeted or random.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was stopped in the left turn lane on eastbound Embarcadero Road when a red Chevy SUV with no license plate traveling southbound on East Bayshore Road turned right onto Embarcadero Road. Someone in the Chevy opened fire on the victim’s vehicle. The suspect shot multiple times before fleeing northbound on Highway 101.

The victim described the shooter as a Pacific Islander male in his 20s with dreadlocks wearing a face mask. The passenger in the front seat of the suspect vehicle was described as a female Pacific Islander in her 20s.

Neither the male victim or his female passenger were hurt.

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  1. A non-profit charitable organization is offering a reward for information. It’s still like being in Wild West…

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