SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — The San Jose Police Department said there were six people shot in Tuesday night’s double homicide near San Jose State University.
Two people died and police originally said three others were taken to the hospital. In a press release Wednesday morning, police said they found a sixth victim who is also expected to survive. The shooting happened at a candlelight vigil, according to police.
As of 9:30 a.m., police said they still have not identified a suspect in the shooting.
Around 10 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the area of the 600 block of South 8th Street following reports of a shooting.
Two of the victims were pronounced dead on the scene, police say.
Authorities say South 8th Street between Reed and Margaret, and Reed Street between South 7th and South 9th are closed as of 11 p.m.
Police remain on the scene into Wednesday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Miri #3860 or Detective Cuenca #3915 of the San Jose Police Department Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 408-947-7867.
Check back for more details as this is developing.
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