VIDEO UPDATE: Teen Killed in Shooting at Car in East Palo Alto Car Identified


EAST PALO ALTO (KRON) — Authorities are now identifying the teenager shot and killed while sitting in a car in front of an East Palo Alto home late Sunday evening.

Police say 18-year old Nazario Barajas was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was one of six people sitting in the Toyota Camry when someone opened fire at about 11:40 p.m. Sunday on Hunter Street.

Three of the other five people inside the car were wounded and taken to the hospital. All are expected to survive.

East Palo Alto police detectives are on the scene looking for evidence and witnesses. No one is in custody. Police say they have no idea what the motive was for the shooting.

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