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Two San Jose Police Officers and Suspect Shot on San Ignacio Avenue

The business is on San Ignacio Avenue is believed to be an extended stay motel.


Late Thursday night, two officers from the San Jose Police Department came under fire at the Extended Stay America hotel in San Jose. According to SJPD, the officers were shot while responding to a “disturbance” at the hotel situated on San Ignacio Avenue in the Santa Teresa neighborhood.

During the incident, one of the officers sustained life-threatening injuries. The shooter, identified as 33-year-old Kevin Briones of San Jose, was also wounded during the exchange of gunfire, which occurred on the hotel’s third floor.

The shootout prompted a swift response from law enforcement, and the situation remained tense until the gunman was subdued. At a news conference held on Friday afternoon, police provided details about the alleged shooter and the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Two San Jose police officers were gravely injured, with one fighting for their life, following a harrowing shootout late Thursday in the heart of the city’s Santa Teresa neighborhood.

Suspect Kevin Briones. Credit SJPD

The police department, in a somber announcement on social media, revealed that the officers were ambushed while responding to a disturbance call on San Ignacio Avenue.

A confrontation ensued with an armed assailant who callously opened fire, striking both officers before they could react. The scene quickly descended into chaos as gunfire echoed through the streets, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake.

Miraculously, the officers managed to return fire and apprehend the suspect, who now lies in critical condition alongside his victims. As the city grapples with this senseless act of violence, a dark cloud of uncertainty looms over the community.

San Ignacio Avenue has been cordoned off, transforming into a desolate stretch of asphalt devoid of life, while nearby roads remain eerily deserted.

With the investigation underway, residents are urged to steer clear of the area, haunted by the echoes of gunfire that shattered the peace of a once tranquil neighborhood.

Source: NBC Bay Area

Source: KTVU News

Source: KRON 4

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