VIDEO: ‘Fearless, loving’ father killed in shooting at San Jose liquor store

57-year-old Hieu "Charlie" Ly

SAN JOSE (KRON) — Police are investigating after a man was killed at a strip mall in San Jose Monday night.

Around 10: 53 PM, officers responded to the 2800 block of Quimby Rd. on a report that someone was injured.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a least one gunshot wound at a liquor store.

57-year-old Hieu “Charlie” Ly was pronounced dead at the scene.

The gunman reportedly entered the store demanding money from Ly, who owns the shop.

When Ly refused, he was shot in the chest and killed.

“The suspect was not located and remains at large,” police said.

KRON4’s Will Tran is at the scene.

He says there is still a heavy police presence in the parking lot as authorities investigate.

He spoke with the 26-year-old son of the victim, who has been there all night.

The young man said his dad was a “fearless and loving father.”

The San Jose Police Department Homicide Unit is taking over the investigation.

Stay with KRON4 for updates on this developing, breaking news story.


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