A man was shot and killed this afternoon by law enforcement officials on a rural road in unincorporated Santa Clara County near San Jose, Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Rick Sung said. Both sheriff’s deputies and San Jose police officers responded at about 12:30 p.m. to a report of a suspicious male with an unknown weapon near a residence in the 4000 block of Higuera Road, Sung said. Authorities encountered the suspect, and multiple shots were fired, Sung said. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, he said. No other injuries were reported.
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