Update: 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5: Police have arrested a suspect in a weekend shooting in San Jose that claimed the life of a 22-year-old man and whose body was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in the Los Gatos-San Jose border early Saturday morning.
Armando Galvin, 23, of San Jose, is suspected of shooting Robert Agulto early Saturday morning during an argument in the 1500 block of Kooser
Police learned of the shooting at about 1:25 a.m. when Agulto was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Around 3:15 p.m. Saturday, police arrested Galvin in Manteca. He was booked into Santa Clara County Jail, police said.
The homicide is San Jose's 40th this year.
Update: 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4: The location of San Jose's 40th homicide, that occurred early Saturday morning, took place in the 1500 block of Kooser Road in South San Jose, according to police.
The killing, which brought the city's homicide total to 40—same as in 2011 and being considered at an all-time high, occurred outside, said San Jose police officer spokesman Albert Morales in a media advisory.
Witnesses were located and are cooperating with San Jose police detectives. However, the suspect(s) are still at large and no other information is being released at this time, Morales added.
The victim's body was brought to Good Samaritan Hospital on the Los Gatos-San Jose border at 1:24 a.m. Saturday morning.
The San Jose Police Department is investigating the city’s 40th homicide this year after its communications center received a report early this morning of a shooting victim transported to Good Samaritan Hospital on the Los Gatos-San Jose border.
In a media advisory, San Jose police officer spokesman Albert Morales said that at approximately 1:24 a.m., the department’s 911 staff had learned that medical personnel had pronounced the man dead on arrival. Officers responded to the hospital, 2425 Samaritan Drive, and are conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident, Morales said.
A preliminary investigation into the homicide has revealed that the man was suffering from at least one gunshot wound when he arrived at the hospital, Morales said.
The exact location of the incident is still being determined.
Those responsible for the killing remain at-large and the motive behind the shooting remains under investigation, he added.
The SJPD's Homicide Unit is responding to take over the investigation and the victim's identity is being withheld pending coroner notifications to next of kin.
—Bay City News Service contributed to this report