Police examine murder after dwelling invasion in San Jose


SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — Residents in San Jose’s Evergreen Valley neighborhood are devastated after studying in regards to the demise of certainly one of their very own.

ABC7 Information was on the crime scene close to Montecito Drive and Mackin Woods Lane Friday afternoon as San Jose police investigated a murder because of a house invasion. Officers have but to establish or apprehend a suspect.

“I am nonetheless choked up about this, as are most of my neighbors,” mentioned neighbor Hai Chang, who lives simply two doorways down from the place the incident occurred. “It is simply hitting very near dwelling.”

A neighbor of the sufferer, who has not been recognized by police, advised ABC7 Information she heard somebody breaking into the house round 9:30 a.m. She known as 911 and says police responded inside minutes.

“That is the primary time that one thing on this scale has occurred on this avenue in our neighborhood,” mentioned Chang.

Neighbors say the sufferer was a beloved grandfather identified by most people on the road. He’s believed to have been dwelling alone on the time of the invasion, and the style by which he died stays unclear.

“My coronary heart simply breaks for them,” mentioned household good friend Vincent Sanchez. “It was a totally mindless act, and it is arduous to imagine that this occurred on this neighborhood.”

Close by residents had been allowed again into their houses late Friday afternoon.

ABC7 Information Reporter Amanda del Castillo continues our group protection and can have extra on ABC7 Information at 11pm.

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