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East San Jose shooting victim succumbs to his wounds

SAN JOSE -- A man wounded in a Tuesday evening shooting in San Jose has died of his injuries becoming San Jose's 11th homicide victim this year.

San Jose police posted on Twitter Wednesday morning that the man had died and the investigation into the shooting was ongoing.

Police were called at around 6:44 p.m to the area of S. King Road and Hermocilla Way in East San Jose  near the Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course to investigate reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found a  male victim with a life-threatening injury. 

The man's identity was being withheld pending the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office notifying his next of kin.

No information regarding a description of the suspect,  motive and if an arrest has been made have been released.

The slaying was the city's 11th homicide of the year and the third in three days.  

Anyone with information is asked to Contact Detective Sergeant Van den Broeck #3829 or Detective Meeker #3272 of the San José Police Department's Homicide unit at 408-277-5283, or via email: and/or

Submit crime tips and remain anonymous by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on If the information you submit leads to an arrest, you are eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers Program.


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