Los Altos police are investigating a rare homicide in the city and searching for the suspect, the police department said Tuesday.
Late Monday morning, officers responded to the 1000 block of Highlands Circle on a report of a shooting in the backyard of a home, police said.
When they arrived at the scene, officers found a male victim with at least one gunshot wound, police said. Santa Clara County fire paramedics later pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
The suspect is at-large, police said.
The victim, who has yet to be identified, was not a resident of the home, police said.
Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Detective Sgt. Cameron of the Los Altos Police Department at 650-947-2770. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call the tip-line at 650-947-2774.