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* Hanzel Perez Saucedo Identified as Murder Victim on Ross Circle San Jose

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San Jose Police Press Release 10/19/11

On Monday, 10/17/11, about 8:56 PM, the San Jose Police Department received a 9-1-1 call of a person who had been shot in the 1700 block of Ross Circle.  Officers arrived and located 18-year-old San Jose resident Hanzel Perez Saucedo suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, in San Jose, where he was pronounced deceased.  The preliminary investigation revealed at least two subjects approached the victim who was standing near a parked vehicle in front of a residential apartment complex.  At least one suspect produced a firearm and shot the victim.  The unidentified suspects fled on foot and remain at large.  Investigators believe this homicide to be gang-related. This marks San Jose’s 37th homicide of the year (17th gang-related 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.

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  • Tha San Jose Merc claims this was the 38th homicide / 16th gang related.

    SJM: He was the fifth homicide victim in the city during the last two weeks and the 38th of the year, nearly doubling the total from all of last year. It was also the 16th gang-related killing in the city this year.

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