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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in East San Jose

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in East San Jose late Wednesday night, according to the police department.

A man was killed in the shooting at about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at Squeri Drive and Clayton Road in the city's east foothills, police said.

A witness said that he saw a victim outside a car near the Quick Stop on Clayton Road.

Homicide detectives were at the scene for hours Thursday morning investigating the city's first homicide of 2020.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after notifying next of kin, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Detective Sgt. Paul Hamblin or Detective Ken Rack of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 408-947-7867.

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