VIDEO: Suspect arrested in San Jose Highway 101 shooting found with meth, 2 guns; teen boy injured


SAN JOSE (KRON) — The California Highway Patrol has arrested a man accused in a San Jose Highway 101 freeway shooting that injured a 17-year-old teen boy in March, according to Officer Ross Lee.

Jose Luis Blanco, 33, was arrested at his home in unincorporated San Jose Thursday morning on suspicion of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance, according to the CHP.

Two firearms and methamphetamines were found in a search of his home.

Blanco was arrested in connection with a March 16 shooting on northbound U.S. Highway 101 that occurred around 6:45 p.m. near Story Road.

A 17-year-old boy in the front passenger seat of a car was struck by bullets in the face and back when shots were fired from another vehicle.

The shooting was investigated as gang-related, CHP officials said in March.

Anyone who witnesses a shooting or other crime on the freeway is asked to call 911. Anyone with information about this or other crimes is asked to call (800) TELL-CHP.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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