SJPD Investigates City's 40th Homicide

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    San Jose police are investigating a homicide after a man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound early Saturday morning.

    They first learned about the crime when Good Samaritan Hospital staff called 911 at 1:24 a.m. after the victim arrived in their ER.

      The victim was suffering from at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital, police said.

    Investigators said the shooting happened outdoors in the 1500 block of Kooser Road in South San Jose. 

    No suspects have been detained and no motive has been identified, according to police.

      The victim's identity is being withheld until his family has been notified.

    Later Saturday police said they were able to get a hold of witnesses who were cooperating with detectives. 

    The death is San Jose's 40th homicide of 2012. The death pushes the city past its homicide total for the entire year of 2011, which was 39.

    Bay City News contributed to this report.