Byron Rosas booking photo
SAN JOSE — On Monday, March 7th, San Jose police officers responded to the area of S. 3rd & Martha on reports of a stabbing. Once on scene, they discovered a suspect who had stabbed two victims in front of a house.
45-year-old Byron Rosas was still there, armed with the knife. After refusing to comply with orders to drop it, he approached officers and was subsequently shot dead.
According to Sgt. Enrique Garcia, both victims were transported to a local hospital. Though the male victim is in critical condition, both are expected to survive.
The officer involved in the shooting has been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation by SJPD Homicide.