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SJPD is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that occurred on 5-11-16
Filed under Press Release, on 5/12/2016 4:41:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Officer Involved Shooting
CASE NUMBER: 16-132-0158                   
LOCATION: 1400 block of Lansing Ave., San Jose        
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 62 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Daniel Rynazewski                            
AGE: 26 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
OFFICER: Glenn Baldwin #2956 EXPERIENCE: 24 Years
OFFICER: William Hall #4246 EXPERIENCE: 3 Years

San Jose, Calif. - On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 7:11 AM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to a traffic collision in the 1300 block of Lansing Ave. Officers arrived and could not locate a collision. Two officers circulated the area and were in the 1400 block of Lansing Ave. when they saw the female victim in front of a house with the suspect chasing the victim. The suspect was armed with an axe and struck the victim in the back. The victim fell to the ground and officers fired at the suspect. The suspect fell to the ground and dropped the axe. The suspect was attempting to reacquire the axe when one of the officers deployed his Taser on the suspect with little effect. The suspect raised the axe and struck the victim in the head. Officers fired at the suspect, he fell to the ground, and was taken into custody. The suspect sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

The suspect and victim were transported to a local hospital where they are listed in stable condition. No officers were injured. Suspect Daniel Rynazewski is the victim's son. He will be booked into the Santa Clara County jail for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder.      

The officers will be placed on routine paid administrative leave. The San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit is conducting the criminal investigation. The case is being monitored by the San Jose Police Department's Internal Affairs Unit, the Office of the Independent Police Auditor, and the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.

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: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Messier #3049                  
DATE: 5/12/16 TIME: 4:30 PM DATE: 5/12/16 TIME: 4:30 PM


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