(KRON) — One person was fatally shot on Wednesday afternoon in what police are now classing as a homicide, according to the San Jose Police Department on Twitter. The shooting occurred in the 1000 block of Blossom Hill Road, an address that coincides with the Blossom River Apartments.
The shooting victim has been described as an adult male. The scene is still active, according to police. People are being advised to avoid the area and expect traffic to be impacted. SJPD public information officers are on the scene now, police said.
According to a San Jose PD update, officers responded to a report of a shooting at around 1:38 p.m. and located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Despite lifesaving measures being implemented, the man succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced deceased.
At this time, police have no information on a suspect. The motives and circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation. This is San Jose’s ninth homicide of 2023, according to SJPD.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.