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San Jose Police Department
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UPDATE: SJPD Arrests 2nd Suspect for 9-30-17 Homicide in 100 block of S. Jackson Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 1/10/2018 5:00:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-272-0815
LOCATION: 100 block of S. Jackson Ave., San Jose
 
 
VICTIM: Jesus Ayala AGE: 26 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #1: Ivan Hernandez AGE: 20 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #2: Eduardo Rodriguez AGE: 24 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

 

UPDATE: 01-10-2018

 


Suspect #2: Eduardo Rodriguez

 

San Jose, CA — Extensive follow up by Homicide detectives lead to the identification of suspect Eduardo Rodriguez as a second suspect responsible for the homicide of Jesus Ayala.

Investigation also determined that this homicide was gang motivated. Suspect Rodriguez was arrested on January 9, 2018, at approximately 3:45 PM, in front of the Woods Apartment complex located at 4300 The Woods Drive in San Jose. He was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for Murder  187 PC.

The date of the homicide was September 29, 2017. It was a shooting that occurred in front of Jackson Liquors which is located at 148 S. Jackson Avenue.  Victim Jesus Ayala was shot at least once.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza or Detective Todd Jennings 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.


 


 

Suspect #1: Ivan Hernandez

 

San Jose: On Friday, September 29, 2017, at about 6:25 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a person shot in the 100 block of S. Jackson St. in San Jose.  Arriving officers located an adult male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Follow up investigation by Homicide detectives identified suspect Ivan Hernandez as the person responsible for the murder of victim Jesus Ayala. On Thursday, December 28, 2017, the suspect was arrested in San Jose by the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit.  Suspect Hernandez was booked into Santa Clara County jail for Murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza or Detective Todd Jennings 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: 12/29/17 TIME: 1:30 PM DATE: 12/29/17 TIME: 1:30 PM


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