San Jose Police Investigate Man's Shooting Death as Homicide

San Jose police are investigating a man’s shooting death Saturday as a homicide.

The crime occurred outside a restaurant on the 1200 block of East Santa Clara Street around 3:36 a.m., police said. Responding police officers and fire crews found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, who was found near a tanning salon called Blockers, was treated at the scene and rushed to a nearby trauma center, according to police. He is believed to be in his 40s.

Sources told NBC Bay Area around 3:30 p.m. that the man died.

Police have not provided information on circumstances leading up to the shooting, a motive or any suspects. 

The investigation forced police to temporarily shut down East Santa Clara Street between North 25th and North 27th streets.

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