The San Jose Police Department announced the arrest of a teenage suspect for a stabbing at a residence located on the 2000 block of Terilyn Avenue in San Jose. According to SJPD officer Albert Morales, “On November 17, 2014, at approximately 4:14 P.M, the San Jose Police “911” Communications Center received information about a person stabbed in front of a residence.”
Responding officers located a located a 17-year-old juvenile male victim who had been stabbed several times by a known 14-year-old juvenile suspect. The male victim suffered from multiple stab wounds. He was transported to a local hospital to treat his wounds, which were non-life threatening.
According to Morales, “The San Jose Police Department’s Gang Investigations Unit (GIU) responded to the scene and conducted an investigation.” During the initial investigation, GIU detectives were able to locate the area where the victim was stabbed after walking several blocks away from his home, where a suspected rival gang member had followed him in the streets. The victim was able to give a location to officers where the incident occurred. Based on this information GIU detectives were able to arrest the suspect that was primarily involved in the incident.
Morales said, “On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, the primary suspect was arrested by the Gang Investigations Unit at his residence.” The 14-year-old boy has been charged as an adult because of the attempted murder with a gang enhancement charges.
Persons with information regarding the above case are urged to contact Detective J. De Oliveira of the San Jose Police Department’s Gang Investigations Unit at (408)277-3835 with any information on this case or any others concerning violent gang crimes.