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Homicide Investigation 10-19-16: Dove Hill Park, Ravens Place Way & Muir Place
Filed under Press Release, on 10/24/2016 3:10:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-293-0866
LOCATION: Dove Hill Park, Ravens Place Way & Muir Place DATE: 10/19/2016 
VICTIM #1: Umberto Salas AGE: 17 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
VICTIM #2: Withheld

SUSPECT #1: See description below

SUSPECT #2: See description below

San Jose: On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 8:42 PM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to Regional Medical Center on a report of a person shot. Arriving officers were informed Victim Salas was pronounced deceased. After follow-up investigation, the crime scene was located at Dove Hill Park (Ravens Place Way and Muir Place).

A preliminary investigation revealed both victims were seated in a parked vehicle. The suspects approached both victims and attempted to rob them. One of the suspects assaulted Victim #2, who is an adult male, and the other suspect shot Victim Salas. Victim #2 suffered non-life threatening injuries. Both suspects fled the scene and have not been identified or apprehended.

Both suspects are described only as males - unknown age or race.

This is the City's 39th homicide of 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Pat Guire or Detective Sergeant Raul Martinez 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. Kevin Abruzzini #2787
DATE: 10/24/2016 TIME: 3:10 PM DATE: 10/24/2016 TIME: 3:10 PM


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