SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — San Jose police officers are investigating a stabbing incident that’s been classified as a homicide, according to a tweet from San Jose Police Media Relations. Units were dispatched to the 900 block of Daffodil Way on Wednesday night at approximately 7 p.m.
At the scene, officers found an adult female who’d been stabbed and was suffering from life-threatening injuries. The victim succumbed to her injury and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a San Jose PD news release.
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During the initial investigation, officers contacted an adult male at the scene. “Preliminary information is the male was responsible for the stabbing,” the release said. “He was arrested and will be identified in the coming days.”
Police said the incident was “not a random act” and that the suspect and the victim knew one another. The motive and circumstances around the incident are under investigation, police said.
The identity of the victim is being withheld by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office pending notification of next of kin, police said.
The homicide was the 30th in San Jose this year.