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Homicide Investigation 11-13-16: 3000 block of Peppermint Dr.
Filed under Press Release, on 11/15/2016 8:25:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-318-0436
LOCATION: 3000 block of Peppermint Dr.
VICTIM: Gustavo Pinal AGE: 33 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Unknown AGE: 


San Jose: On Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 1:05 PM, San Jose Police Officers responded to the 3000 block of Peppermint Dr. on a call of a person stabbed. Arriving officers and San Jose Fire Department personnel found victim Pinal in the front yard of a residence where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation determined Pinal appeared to have a gunshot wound, not stabbed, and that the crime scene was at the same location. No suspects have been identified.

This is the City's 44th homicide of 2016.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Barg or Detective Wayne Smith 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: 11/15/16 TIME: 8:00 AM DATE: 11/15/16 TIME: 8:00 AM


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