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Homicide Investigation 3-25-17: 900 block of Bard Street
Filed under Press Release, on 3/28/2017 4:20:00 PM by Author: Albert Morales #3477.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-084-0295
LOCATION: 900 block of Bard Court
VICTIM: Joseph Alberto Viramontes AGE: 19 years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT:  Unknown

San Jose: On Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 10:17 AM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to 900 block of Bard Street on a report of person down, not breathing with visible injuries. Upon arrival, officers located 19 year old Joseph Viramontes suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Victim Viramontes was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later by medical personnel.

San Jose PD Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene and took over the investigation which was determined to be a homicide. The motive or circumstances surrounding the death are unknown at this time. The unidentified suspect has not been located.

This is the City's 7th homicide of 2017.

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: Of. Albert Morales #3477 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 3/28/17       TIME: 6:00PM DATE:  3/28/17      TIME: 6:10PM


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