A man who was on life support for more than a week after being shot in San Jose on New Year's Day died from his injuries Monday, An arrest was made, but city police declined to identity the suspect or victim.
The arrest stemmed from the suspect initiating online contact with someone whom he believed to be a 16-year-old San Jose female who was in fact an undercover police officer, then buying a plane ticket to fly her to Baltimore for sexual purposes.
Police said the suspect worked as a physical therapist for the California Children’s Services, where the survivor was receiving physical therapy treatments from the suspect due to a medical condition. They encouraged any other victims to come forward.
Jurors in the U.S. District Court in San Jose rejected claims by the widow of Jacob Dominguez that San Jose Police Officer Michael Pina had violated the shooting victim's Fourth and 14th Amendment rights.
Robert Seth Carter, 32, was shot and killed on Jan. 19 after he unsuccessfully attempted to carjack someone on Monroe Street and then T-boned another car while armed in the intersection of Park Avenue and W. Hedding Street.
During Sam Liccardo's City Hall reign, the SJPD went from 1,370 officers to 1151 authorized police positions and today can only field 961 street-ready officers, and hundreds more officers are planning on leaving over the next 24-months.
An elderly couple on North Capitol Avenue told officers that five to six men had entered their home, bound them with belts, brandished a handgun and violently assaulted them and stealng property and the family car.
Witnesses on the scene of the fire alerted arriving police officers to a person suspected of starting the fire., and he was arrested and charged with arson while firefighters fought to control the blaze.