MORGAN HILL: A 33-year-old man was shot and killed on Monday night south of downtown Morgan Hill.
The Morgan Hill Police Department said in a news release that just after 9 p.m., officers were called to Monterey Road and Spring Avenue for a man’s report. They arrived to find the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
The victim was declared brought dead on the spot. The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office will release the information after his identity is confirmed and his family members are notified.
The death marked Morgan Hill’s second murder of the year.
Police said an investigation revealed that the victim was walking south on Monterey Road when he was approached by an unidentified suspect or suspect. During the conversation the suspect or suspects shot the victim and fled from the spot. As of Tuesday night, police had not announced any arrests or the identity of any suspects in the case.
Detectives believe the murder to be an isolated incident.
The case is under investigation and anyone with information can contact Detective Adrian Sapien at 669-253-4995 or the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at 408-947-7867.