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Robbery Suspect Dead Following Officer-Involved Shooting in San Jose

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    Police late Friday are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a robbery suspect dead in San Jose. Rick Boone reports. (Published Friday, Sept. 15, 2017)

    Hundreds of people gathered at the corner Penitencia Creek on Saturday night to mourn the loss of a man that was shot and killed in San Jose late Friday.

    Family of 32-year-old Jacob Dominguez are frustrated that police officials have not informed them of anything related to the matter.

    “We want answers. We haven’t heard from no police,” said aunt of Dominguez, Rosie Chavez. “We had to hear about his death through the streets.”

    Dominguez was a father of three, on his way to see his kids when he was shot and killed.

    Police said the shooting occured shortly after 7 p.m. in the area of White Road and Penitencia Creek as officers attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a suspect who had a felony warrant for robbery.

    "As officers were conducting the stop, shots were fired and the suspect was struck at least one time by the gunfire," police said in a press release.

    The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to police.

    Officers said they had no new information regarding at the moment.


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