News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Shooting Suspect Identified
Contact : Agent Dan Ryan, Palo Alto Police Department    408-406-1330
Anonymous Tip Line, Palo alto Police Department    650-329-2190
PALO ALTO, CA - Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of 7/13/2008. The victim, Philip LACY, passed away yesterday at Stanford Hospital, where he had been on life support since Sunday.

The suspect, believed to be responsible for the shooting, is 22 year-old Otto Emil KOLOTO, (with an alias of Otto Emil HUHANE). He is described as 5’6" tall and he weighs 150 lbs. KOLOTO has black hair and brown eyes. His hair is often braided or worn in a bushy ponytail. 

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is urged to call the Tip Line at 650-329-2190