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* John Nguyen Identified as 25th Murder Victim in San Jose

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Detectives have identified the above homicide victim as John Nguyen.  The investigation is on-going and there have been no new developments.

San Jose: On Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at 3:06 AM, San Jose police responded to reports of an unknown disturbance in the 1200 block of Oxton Drive.  When officers arrived, they located the victim, who had been fatally shot. The unidentified suspect(s) had fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers and remain at large.

Moments later, police were notified of three additional gunshot victims stemming from this incident who had walked into local hospitals seeking medical attention.  All three victims were treated and released for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The investigation revealed the victims were attending a gathering inside the garage of a residence when one or more suspects walked up and opened fire.  The motive and circumstances of the shooting are unknown and remain under investigation. No arrests have been made in this case and it is unknown whether this homicide is gang-related.

There are no further details at this time and updates of new developments in the investigation will be issued, as that information becomes available. This marks San Jose’s 25th homicide of the year.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.


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