Police are investigating an early morning stabbing that left one person dead in downtown San Jose as a homicide. According to SJPD, the attack happened just minutes after 5am by Vintage Towers apartments and City Hall at Sixth and Santa Clara streets.
When officers arrived, they say they found a man suffering from at least one stab wound. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died a short time later.
Police have yet to identify or catch any suspects. The motive and circumstances around the death remain under investigation.
The victim’s name will be released by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner after confirming his identity and notifying his closest relatives.
This marks the 29th homicide in San Jose this year.
Police urge anyone with information about the killing to call Sgt. Ali Miri or Officer Gabriel Cuenca of the SJPD’s Homicide Unit at 408.277.5283. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 408.947.7867.