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One dead in early morning shooting in West San Jose

PIX Now Afternoon Edition 2-29-24
PIX Now Afternoon Edition 2-29-24 07:16

Police in San Jose are investigating a deadly shooting early Thursday morning that left a male victim dead in the city's Mitty neighborhood, according to authorities.

Scene of SJ homicide
Scene of SJ homicide KPIX

The San Jose Police Department posted about the homicide Thursday at around 11:45 a.m., noting that officers were investigating the fatal shooting on the 5000 block of Moorpark Ave. a few blocks from Archbishop Mitty High School. 

Police said the shooting happened at around 1:18 a.m. Thursday morning. Officers where still at the crime scene at the time of the post and residents were asked to stay clear of the area.

Video of where police had cordoned off the crime scene appeared to be in the parking lot of the Park Lane Plaza strip mall. 

The incident is the ninth homicide in San Jose this year. Authorities have not identified the victim. Two suspects --  30-year-old Dynzel Ghram Brown of Sunnyvale and 26-year-old Jerald Williams Jr. of San Jose -- were later identified in the case. Brown was arrested late the night of the shooting and Williams was taken into custody on March 8, police later announced.   

Police are still investigating the motive and circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the San Jose Police Department.

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