The shooting was reported at about 11:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Glen Amador Court, Officer Jermaine Thomas said.
Several neighbors reported hearing gunshots, and arriving officers found Hoang, 23, in the driveway of a home, according to Thomas.
Hoang died at the scene.
No arrests have been made and no suspect information is available.
The shooting was San Jose's first homicide of the year, according to Thomas.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (408) 277-5283 or Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP.