Milpitas Police in Shootout with Suspect Caught on Camera
Milpitas Police Department Press Release
Today at 3:41 P.M., Milpitas Police Detectives initiated an enforcement stop of a stolen vehicle that was parked in the Milpitas Square shopping center located at the 400-block of Barber Lane. The suspect began firing at the Detectives resulting in a prolonged exchange of gunfire. The suspect sustained injuries and barricaded himself in his vehicle. He was later extricated from the vehicle and officers provided first aid. Paramedics transported the suspect to a local hospital for treatment. The involved officers were not injured, and no bystanders were injured.
We are currently following the Santa Clara County Officer-Involved Shooting Protocol and the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is assisting in the investigation. We would like to thank the San Jose Police Department and Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office for their immediate mutual aid response. The suspect’s firearm has been recovered and there is no continuing threat to public safety.
The investigation is ongoing, and we are actively seeking additional witnesses. Anyone that witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact the Milpitas Police Department.
People with information relevant to the case can contact the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. You can also provide information anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500 or at http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/crimetip.
Press Release By: Sergeant Jason Speckenheuer #254
Date/Time: October 15, 2021 / 10:46 P.M.
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