San Jose police investigating murder

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SAN JOSE (KRON)—Police are investigating a murder Tuesday night in San Jose.

It happened just after 7:30 p.m. near W. Alma Ave. and Mastic St. when officers were responding to reports of several people in a fight.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male with several injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide investigators responded to the scene and are taking over the investigation.

The motive behind the murder is unknown at this time.

The identity of the victim is not being released until the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office positively identifies the body and notifies the victim’s family.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Barg or Detective Wayne Smith of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

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