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Homicide Investigation 8-21-16: 900 block of S. 8th St.
Filed under Press Release, on 8/22/2016 5:21:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-234-0894
LOCATION: 900 block of S. 8th St. DATE: 08/21/2016 
VICTIM #1: Michael Ramirez AGE: 27 years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
VICTIM #2: Arturo Ramirez AGE: 36 years 
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT(S): Unknown

San Jose: On Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 8:46 PM, San Jose Police Department officers responded to the 900 block of S. 8th St. on a report of a shots fired. Officers arrived and discovered two victims suffering from at least one gunshot wound each. Victim #1, Michael Ramirez, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Victim #2, Arturo Ramirez, was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Both victims were brothers. The motive or circumstances surrounding the shootings are unknown at this time. No suspects have been identified or apprehended.    

This is the City's 32nd and 33rd homicide of 2016. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Hamblin or Detective Jason Tanner 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: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 08/22/2016 TIME: 5:35 PM DATE: 08/22/2016 TIME: 5:35 PM


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