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Joseph “Jo Jo” Martinez Wanted by San Jose Police For Alleged Murder

Joseph Jo Jo Martinez has been added to SJPD'd most wanted page.

San Jose Police Department Press Release Re: Joseph “Jo Jo” Martinez Wanted

SJPD Seeking Public’s Assistance with Homicide #13

Post Date: 06/24/2024 10:30 AM

The San José Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with any information that can assist in the apprehension of the suspect and the identification of the victim for San José’s 13th homicide of 2024.

On May 9, 2024, at approximately 5:46 PM, Patrol Officers responded to a report of a shooting at an unhoused encampment in the area of Mclaughlin Avenue and HWY 280. When Officers arrived, they located an adult male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was transported by medical personnel to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

SJPD Homicide Unit Detectives identified Joseph “Jo Jo” Martinez as the primary suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. Currently, suspect Martinez is outstanding, The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, 5′ 3″ tall and approximately 115 pounds, with a teardrop tattoo on his face.

Joseph Jo Jo Martinez DOB 8-22-1978

Suspect Joseph “Jo Jo” Martinez

The victim is described to be an East Indian adult male aged 30 – 34 years old, 6′ 0″ tall, approximately 141 pounds, with straight black hair and a tattoo of a trident on the right arm. The victim was known in the area as “Kumar” and is believed to have gone to school in San José between 2006 and 2010.

Source: San Jose Police Department

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