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SJPD Investigating 2 Homicides Among 4 Shootings Hours Apart

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San Jose police were investigating two homicides among four shootings that occurred just hours apart in different parts of the city Tuesday morning, according to the police department.

One homicide scene was at an Extended Stay Hotel in the 6000 block of San Ignacio Avenue in South San Jose, police said. Officers responded at about 12:05 a.m. on reports of a person shot, and when they arrived, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died, police said.

A second homicide scene was in the 3200 block of Loma Verde Drive in West San Jose, police said. Officers responded at about 6:15 a.m. on reports of a person down, and when they arrived, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

No shooter from either scene was identified or arrested, police said. The slayings were the 31st and 32nd homicides in the city this year.

Later Tuesday morning, SJPD responded to a shooting in East San Jose that shut down streets and affected traffic on northbound Highway 101, police said.

Still later in the morning, a fourth shooting occurred in the 400 block of South Willard Avenue in West San Jose, police said.

Details from the two later shootings were not immediately available, and there was no indication from police any of the shootings were related.

Anyone with information about either fatal shooting should contact SJPD's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 408-947-7867.

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