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By Terri Moore                                       Follow East Palo Alto Today on
Tuesday, December 18, 2012                            Facebook    Twitter         Blog    
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East Palo Alto police officers responded to a Shotspotter activation in the 1500 block of Bay Road in East Palo Alto and found a 45 year old man fatally wounded. The shooting occurred on Sunday, December 16 around 9:55 p.m.

The man was later identified as East Palo Alto resident Rodolfo Navarro Balderas. When the police arrived at his location, they found him lying in a driveway between two parked cars suffering from gunshot wounds to his body. Balderas had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motive or suspect for the homicide has not yet been identified and the East Palo Alto Police Department is actively investigating this shooting.

The police are asking witnesses or anyone with any knowledge about this crime or others in the city to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department via one of the following means:

East Palo Alto Police Dispatch 650-321-1112
Send an anonymous email to epa@tipnow.org
Send an anonymous text from your cell phone to 650-409-6792
Leave an anonymous voice mail by calling 650-409-6792


Terri Moore, the author of this article, can be contacted at epatoday@epatoday.org.