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San Jose Police Investigate a Murder-Suicide in the 1300 block of S. 1st Street
Filed under Press Release, on 2/7/2018 5:35:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 18-036-1103
LOCATION: 1300 block of South 1st Street
SUSPECT: Timoteo Morales AGE: 42 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect: Timoteo Morales


San Jose, Calif. - On Monday, February 5, 2018, at approximately 10:50 PM, San Jose police officers responded to multiple calls of a shooting in the area of South 1st Street and East Alma Street in San Jose.  Arriving officers located a male and female suffering from at least one gunshot wound each.  They were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

Follow-up investigation by homicide detectives revealed the victim had a protective order against suspect Timoteo Morales. Morales confronted the victim in the parking lot and produced a firearm. Morales shot at a security guard on scene but missed.  He then fatally shot the victim before shooting and killing himself.

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office is responsible for releasing the victim's identity. This is the City's 4th homicide of 2018.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective Raul Corral 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: Ofc. Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 2/7/18 TIME: 5:30 PM DATE: 2/7/18 TIME: 5:30 PM


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