The Palo Alto Police Department confirmed an early morning shooting outside a business resulted in the death of one man.
The shooting was reported at about 3 a.m. in the 700 block of San Antonio Road, near Leghorn Street, in Palo Alto, police said.
Police are now searching for the suspect and offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest in what they're now calling a homicide.
When police arrived at the scene of the shooting, they found a man in his 50s lying alone in the parking lot of a business with a gunshot to his abdomen.
He was transported to a local hospital and underwent surgery, but passed away from his injuries.
Video showed officers establishing a crime scene and combing around for evidence.
One lane of eastbound San Antonio was reopened between Leghorn and East Charleston Road as the investigation continued, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984.
No further details were immediately available.