SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — Police have made an arrest in a double shooting in the McKinley neighborhood of San Jose, near downtown.
The shooting happened around 10:31 p.m. Thursday on the 1100 block of East William Street. There were two adult victims and both have at least one gunshot wound, according to the San Jose Police Department.
The suspect was at large and on the run during the overnight hours. Authorities eventually caught him in San Ysidro, the southernmost part of California, attempting to cross the border into Mexico. A press release stated he was arrested 100 yards north of the border crossing.
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California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego assisted in the arrest.
Police identified the suspect as Jose Rosas, 36 of San Jose, on Sept. 6. He has been booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail on homicide charges.
The extent of the victims’ injuries were unknown up until Friday morning. However, the San Jose Police Department then called the incident a homicide in a tweet sent out at 7:47 a.m.
This marks the city’s 27th homicide of 2022. Authorities did not announce any motives.