Police shoot, kill robbery suspect in East San Jose

SAN JOSE (KRON) — A robbery suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting in East San Jose Friday night.

At 7:04 p.m., officers in the area of White Road and Penitencia Creek tried to conduct a vehicle stop on a suspect who had a felony warrant for robbery.

As officers were conducting the stop, shots were fired and the suspect was struck at least one time by the gunfire, police said.

The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene.

San Jose Police Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation.

The motive and circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown.

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