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Homicide Investigation 10-23-16: 1900 block of Lavonne Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 10/24/2016 3:25:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-297-0207
LOCATION: 1900 block of Lavonne Ave. DATE: 10/23/2016 
VICTIM #1: Laura Garcia AGE: 35 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
VICTIM #2: Withheld

SUSPECT #1: See description below

SUSPECT #2: See description below

San Jose: On Sunday, October 23, 2016, at 6:28 AM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Lavonne Ave. on a report of a person shot. Arriving officers discovered Victim Garcia and one adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound each. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where Victim Garcia was pronounced deceased a short time later. The male victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

San Jose PD Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The motive or circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. Both suspects are described as Hispanic males, early to mid 20s.

This is the City's 40th homicide of 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Pat Guire or Detective Todd Jennings 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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