Keith Vo Tran Arrested in San Jose for Alleged Attempted Murder. On December 20th 2019 at approximately 12:47am, deputies responded to a report of a large fight involving approximately 6-8 people near the corner of Staples Avenue and McKee Road in unincorporated San Jose. Upon arrival, deputies located two adult male victims. The first victim sustained a gunshot wound to his leg and was transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The second victim was struck with a blunt object and sustained a head injury. He was treated on scene by paramedics. Deputies were on scene throughout the night gathering evidence to piece together what occurred. At the time, the suspect vehicle was described as a white vehicle that was last seen driving away on McKee Road.
Through follow up investigation, Sheriff’s detectives were able to positively identify Keith Vo Tran (22) as the shooter and the license plate of the white Honda that Tran and his friends used to flee the scene. Detectives immediately notified surrounding allied agencies of the information. On December 30th 2019 at approximately 3:00am, San Jose Police Department officers advised the Sheriff’s Office that they had stopped the white Honda.
Sheriff’s detectives responded and took custody of Tran, subsequently arresting him for attempted murder. Detectives located a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun inside of Tran’s vehicle. During the initial incident, the victim was shot with a 9mm handgun. Detectives interviewed Tran and he admitted to shooting the victim.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the San Jose Police Department for their assistance and efforts in apprehending Tran. We value and appreciate the partnership between our agencies and look forward to keeping our communities safe together. Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to contact the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office at 408-808-4500. Alternatively, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services anonymous tip line at 408-808-4431.
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