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Homicide Investigation 1-5-17: 2003 Story Road
Filed under Press Release, on 1/9/2017 7:08:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-005-0782
LOCATION: La Mejor Taqueria, 2003 Story Road
VICTIM #1: Hugo Sanchez AGE: 31 Years
ADDRESS: Sunnyvale Resident
VICTIM #2: Daniel Maldonado
AGE:  21 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

VICTIM #3: Withheld

SUSPECT(S): Unknown  AGE: 



San Jose: On Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 7:44 PM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to La Mejor Taqueria, located at 2003 Story Road on a report of two people shot. Arriving officers discovered three adult male victims suffering from at least one gunshot wound each. Victim Hugo Sanchez and Victim Daniel Maldonado were pronounced deceased at the scene. The third victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.   

The motive or circumstances surrounding the homicide are unknown at this time. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. 

This is the City's 1st and 2nd homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Hamblin or Detective Jason Tanner 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: 1/9/17 TIME: 8:00 AM DATE: 1/9/17 TIME: 8:00 AM


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