On Wednesday, October 5th, at approximately 0430 hours, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lehigh Cement, located on the 24000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard on a report of a shooting. The suspect, an employee of the business, showed up at an early morning meeting and opened fire on other employees.
The suspect is identified as Shareef William Allman, 47. Suspect Allman, who was armed with a rifle and a handgun, shot nine employees at the business, fatally killing three and injuring six. Three victims died as a result of the shooting, and six were transported to various local hospitals. The suspect fled the scene in a dark colored vehicle prior to deputies’ arrival.
At approximately 0700 hours, an attempted carjacking occurred in the area of Homestead Road and Tantau Avenue, in the parking lot of Hewlett Packard. The suspect description closely resembled Suspect Allman from the earlier shooting incident, as being a Black Male adult, mid 40’s, approximately 6’0 tall, weighing 215 pounds. The suspect from this second incident shot and wounded the attempted carjacking victim, and fled the scene on foot.
Sheriff’s deputies, as well as several local law enforcement agencies are actively searching for the suspect near the area where he was last seen. The suspect is considered as armed and dangerous and residents in the area are asked to take necessary precaution and report any suspicious activity by calling 911.
Decedents’ information is as follows:
1) Manuel Guadalupe Pinon, 48, of Newman, CA
2) John Robert Vallejos, 51, of San Jose
3) Mark Munoz, 59, of San Jose
Anyone who comes into contact with the suspect is urged to call 911. Those with information regarding this case are encouraged to call (408) 808-4500 during business hours and (408) 808-4410 during non-business hours.
Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.