Stephen Ellison

San Jose Police Release Images of Suspects in Dec. 14 Slaying

Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of two suspects connected to a shooting last month at a San Jose liquor store that killed a 43-year-old man.

The Dec. 14 shooting at El Rancho Liquors, located at the corner of West Alma and Almaden avenues killed Nathan Johnson-Harper of Fresno.

Police have released little details about the fatal shooting and said that a motive is under investigation.

The first suspect is described as a possibly Hispanic man in his 20s with a medium build, curly medium length hair, a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a black T-shirt and light blue jeans.

The second suspect is described as a possibly black man in his 20s with a slender build. He was last seen wearing a knit cap, a black hoodie and white gym pants, according to police.

Anyone with information about the suspects is asked contact Det. Sgt. Bert Milliken or Det. John Figone at (408) 277-5283. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stopper Tip Line at (408) 947-7867.

Callers who provide information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a cash reward, police said.

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