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Homicide Investigation 4-16-16: 10000 block of Lyndale Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 4/19/2016 1:17:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-107-0724
LOCATION:  10000 block of Lyndale Ave., San Jose
VICTIM:  Cruz Antonio Castro AGE: 18
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

San Jose: On Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 6:50 PM, San Jose Police officers responded the 10000 block of Lyndale Ave. on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking on Lyndale Ave. The suspect vehicle stopped and male suspects exited and shot the victim. The suspects ran back to the vehicle and fled the area. The suspects or vehicle have not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Wayne Smith or Detective Brian McDonald 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: 4/19/16 TIME: 2:00 PM DATE: 4/19/16 TIME: 2:30 PM


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