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SJPD Seeking Victims and Witnesses from WalMart Incident
Filed under Press Release, on 12/18/2013 3:59:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Heather Randol #3528.

TYPE OF CRIME: Assault with a Deadly Weapon CASE NUMBER: 12-090-0362
LOCATION: 777 Story Road (WalMart)DATE: 03/31/2013 TIME: 11:15 AM
VICTIM #1: Withheld AGE:
ADDRESS: Withheld
SUSPECT: Haamid Zaid AGE: 33 years (Male)
ADDRESS: 10312 Valmar Court, Seaside, CA
Suspect: Haamid Zaid


The San Jose Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the people shown in the surveillance footage during the assault with a deadly weapon incident at WalMart on March 31, 2013. The video footage shows the suspect nearly striking several people with his vehicle near the store entrance. SJPD Assaults Unit Detectives would like to speak to these potential victims and witnesses about the incident.

SJPD is asking the public to view the following video footage to help identify those seen in the video.

If you appear in this video or you can identify potential victims or witnesses, please contact Officer Adam Crawley #3958 in the SJPD Assaults Unit at (408) 277-4161 or directly at (408) 537-1350.

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The San Jose Police Department is currently investigating an assault with a deadly weapon incident at WalMart located at777 Story Road. On 3/31/2013, at approximately 11:15 AM, the Police Department's 9-1-1 Communications Center received a report of a vehicle that drove into the WalMart store at the above location. The driver, later identified as Haamid Zaid, immediately exited the vehicle, armed himself a blunt object and began to physically assault customers in the store. One victim suffered a serious, but non-life threatening injury and was transported to a local area hospital where he remains. In addition, three other victims were treated for non-life threatening injuries at the scene and released.

The suspect Zaid was subdued by customers inside the store and held down until police arrived. When officers arrived on scene they took custody of the suspect after a brief struggle and placed him under arrest. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital before being booked into the Santa Clara County Jail. The suspect was booked on four counts of assault with a deadly weapon, hit and run, under the influence of drugs and resisting arrest.

Persons with information regarding the above case are urged to contact the San Jose Police Department's Assaults Unit at (408)277-4161. 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: Sergeant Heather Randol #3528AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Chen
DATE: 12/23/2013 TIME: 11:00 AMDATE: 12/23/2013 TIME: 11:00 AM


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