San Jose, California – Two fatal shootings in San Jose over the weekend prompted the response of the police.
Officers were sent to the area of Monterey Road and Rancho Drive after receiving a report of a shooting at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. When responding officers got to the scene, they found a man in critical condition with injuries that seemed to be life-threatening. Later, the man died as a result of his injuries.
One day later, police arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly shooting. The 38-year-old Vu Thai was taken into Santa Clara County Main Jail on suspicion of committing a murder.
Information on the circumstances leading up to the incident was not revealed by authorities.
The identity of the victim was not released.
San Jose officers responded to another report of a shooting on Sunday. Upon arrival in the 1500 block of Hamilton Avenue around 3:35 a.m., they found a Safeway employee suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Safeway employee was identified as 24-year-old Manuel Huizar Cornejo.
An investigation into this incident is ongoing.