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Morgan Hill Police, California
Tuesday December 19th, 2017 :: 05:56 p.m. PST


Three Arrested in Morgan Hill Shooting

On 12/19/17, at 12:15 pm, MHPD officers responded to a shooting at a residence in the 17000 block of Calle Mazatan Ave. in Morgan Hill. Upon arrival, officers located a 62 year old male victim with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Officers provided medical aid to the victim and obtained a preliminary statement and suspect descriptions. A nearby elementary school was asked to shelter in place while the crime scene was stabilized. Immediately after the shooting, responding Morgan Hill Police officers located a vehicle matching the description on southbound 101 near Tennant Ave. Officers conducted a high-risk vehicle stop and took three male suspects into custody without incident; 20 and 21 year old Morgan Hill residents, and a 25 year old San Jose resident. A firearm was also recovered from the suspect vehicle.

This shooting does not appear to be a random act.

The victim was transported to San Jose Regional Hospital for treatment.

Anyone that may have additional information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Del Moral at (669) 253-4964 or the anonymous tip line 408.947-STOP (7867).

Morgan Hill Police, California
16200 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-779-2101

Troy Hoefling
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