Shooting suspect arrested after street lockdown

Shooting suspect arrested after street lockdown

Lucas Nouvet

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department has announced the arrest of a wanted suspect in the shooting of a San Jose man on October 2, 2017, after the lockdown of a residential street near Story and King Road in San Jose.

According to the San Jose Police Department, just days after the shooting,20-year-old Lucas Nouvet was arrested on attempted homicide and possession of stolen property, along with sales of marijuana. Nouvet was suspected of being involved in a gang at the time of the shooting.

The shooting occurred Monday evening around 5:30 PM in a parking lot near Kooser Road and Meridian Avenue in San Jose. The San Jose Police Departments 9-1-1 dispatch center received a call of a person who was shot and seriously injured.

Police reported that the victim had life-threatening wounds and was immediately taken to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. The victim is in stable condition and expected to survive.

The victim was able to identify the shooter to police during the onset of the investigation. The SJPD, through extensive field work, was able to locate the suspect and apprehend him. A motive for the shooting is unknown at this time and no further information is being given.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Mike Montonye or Detective Jason Tanner of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the “Submit a Tip” link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

Shooting suspect arrested after street lockdown was last modified: October 6th, 2017 by admin
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