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Homicide Investigation 5-18-17: So. 1st St. and Edwards Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 5/24/2017 11:04:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-138-0935
LOCATION: So. 1st St. and Edwards Ave., San Jose 
VICTIM #1: George Garza AGE: 38 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT(S): Unknown  AGE: 



San Jose: On Thursday, May 18, 2017, at about 10:08 PM, San Jose Police Officers working patrol in the area of So. 1st St. and Edwards Ave. heard gunshots. The officers located victim George Garza suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The motive or circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. 

This is the City's 12th homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Todd Jennings or Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 5/24/17 TIME: 11:15 AM DATE: 5/24/17 TIME: 11:15 AM


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