Teen becomes Milpitas’ second homicide of 2011

A tribute to the victim, David Benavidez

Milpitas police are remaining tight-lipped regarding the shooting of a teenager over the weekend.

Authorities confirmed Tuesday that the victim was 18-year-old David Benavidez. Responding officers reportedly  found the victim lying on the ground in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue just after 1 a.m. Saturday. He had suffered a single gunshot wound.

Police are not releasing further details.

Benavidez’s death is  the second homicide in Milpitas so far this year.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Milpitas police at (408) 586-2400. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call (408) 586-2500.

Teen becomes Milpitas’ second homicide of 2011 was last modified: January 10th, 2019 by admin
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