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SJPD Investigating Homicides #34 and #35
Filed under Press Release, on 10/17/2020 11:12:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Christian Camarillo #3561.




On October 16th, 2020 at approximately 11:40pm, Officers responded to the Nuevo Vallarta restaurant located in the 100 block of S. Captiol Avenue for a shooting incident. When they arrived, they located five victims, all adult males. They all suffered from at least one gunshot wound each. One of the victims was declared deceased at the scene by paramedics. A second was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury and was pronounced deceased. 

Three other victims were transported to local hospitals where they are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. During the investigation a sixth victim arrived at a local emergency room. He was identified as being present at the scene and also had a non-life-threatening injury. All are expected to survive.  

There are currently no suspects identified or apprehended. The motive and circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation. 

The identity of the victims will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after confirming the victim’s identity and notifying next of kin. 

These are the City’s 34th and 35th homicides of 2020. 

Anyone with information is asked to Contact Detective Sergeant Kilmer #3790 or Detective Reckas #3440 of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide unit at 408-277-5283. 

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 408-947-7867. 


BY: Sergeant Christian Camarillo #3561 AUTHORIZED BY: Lieutenant Shab #3549
DATE: 10/17/2020 TIME: 11:10 AM DATE: 10/17/2020 TIME: 11:05 AM


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