A 30-year-old man was shot and killed July 20 in East Palo Alto, according to police.
Officers found Lucas Paul Rodriguez with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 400 block of Larkspur Avenue, after Shot Spotter, East Palo Alto's alert system, indicated shots had been fired in the area at 3:19 p.m., according to an East Palo Alto Police Department news release. The Menlo Park Fire Department pronounced the man dead at the scene, the release said.
Police believe a suspect or suspects shot into the vehicle, hitting the driver. The department received a tip that a suspicious man was seen running through Martin Luther King Park after the shooting. Police also are looking into whether someone in a dark green or gray car, possibly a station wagon, that was seen in the area at the time may have information about the shooting, according to the release.