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SJPD is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that occurred on 4-21-17
Filed under Press Release, on 4/24/2017 5:18:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Officer Involved Shooting
CASE NUMBER: 17-111-0425                                     
LOCATION: Lewis Road and Senter Road, San Jose        
SUSPECT: Tran, Khanh                                         
AGE: 28 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
OFFICER: Jason Park #4171 EXPERIENCE:  8 Years

San Jose, Calif. - On Friday, April 21, 2017, at approximately 12:35 PM, San Jose officers responded to the area of Lewis Road and Senter Road on a call of a male with a knife threatening people.  The call was updated when witnesses reported the same male stabbing himself. When the initial officer arrived, the suspect confronted the officer and the officer began to immediately give the suspect commands. The suspect ignored the commands and charged at the officer with the knife in his hand in threatening manner. In defense of his life and others in the area, the officer discharged his firearm striking the suspect at least once. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody and transported to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition. 

Suspect Tran was paper booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for Attempted Murder - 664/187 PC.

The officer was placed on routine paid administrative leave. The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office and the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a joint criminal investigation. The case is being monitored by the San Jose Police Department's Internal Affairs Unit, the City Attorney’s Office, and the Office of the Independent Police Auditor.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Mike Montonye #3071 or Detective Jason Tanner #3733 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: 4/24/17 TIME: 5:15 PM DATE: 4/24/17 TIME: 5:15 PM


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