East Palo Alto police are searching for two men suspected of killing a two-month-old infant and seriously injuring his mother and father early Sunday morning, a police officer said.
The infant and his parents were shot while driving in a vehicle in the 400 block of Wisteria Drive at about 12:50 a.m., acting Capt. Jeff Liu said. They had just left a baby shower.
Police said there was also a three-year-old in the car who was not harmed.
All three victims were taken to Stanford Hospital, but the two-month-old boy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at about 2:15 a.m., according to police.
The infant's parents, both 22 years old, suffered gunshot wounds that are not life threatening, police said.
The men were specifically firing at the victims' vehicle, he said.
Witnesses describe one suspect as a Latino man in his mid-teens to early 20s, 5 foot 9, weighing around 140 pounds. The second suspect was also a Latino man in his early 20s, 5 foot 9, weighing 180 pounds. Both were wearing hooded sweatshirts.
Weapons were found at the scene, but police are unsure if it is related to this investigation. Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the killers.
Anyone with information about the triple shooting is encouraged to call or send a text message to East Palo Alto police at (650) 409-6792. Witnesses can also send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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