30 de diciembre de 2016

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 SAN JOSE, California .-  An 18-year-old man was shot to death in a suspected gang-related shooting at a West San Jose gas station late Sunday, bringing the city’s killings to its highest point in a quarter-century, authorities said. Related Articles Annual San Jose homicide totals, 2006 to 2016 The shooting was the city’s 46th homicide of the year, a tally last reached in 2012 and marking the highest total since 53 were recorded in 1991. San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia said Sunday’s shooting was the eighth killing of the year with suspected gang motives. But the steep overall rise from 2015 — which saw 30 homicides, a five-year low — does not have a clear explanation. Eight homicides have involved homeless victims. 

Two killings have been formally attributed to domestic violence, but several more involved family ties. None appear to be completely random. “There’s no one specific answer for why this year is higher than last year,” Garcia said. Reading this on your iPhone or iPad? Check out our new Apple News app channel here. Click the + at the top of the page to save to your Apple News favorites. Mayor Sam Liccardo said every killing in the city is “one homicide too many” and echoed the idea that root causes are multi-faceted. “Each type of violence has its own cause and requires a different response,” 

Liccardo said, offering examples like boosting the city’s anti-gang programs and increasing the number of battered women’s shelters. In the most recent case, officers were alerted around 11:51 p.m. Sunday for reports of a shooting, police said. An 18-year-old man was reportedly standing in the parking lot of the Mobil gas station at Winchester Boulevard and Cadillac Drive just north of the Campbell border when someone approached him and opened fire. A car sped away soon after. The man was hit at least once and was rushed to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. Garcia said investigators determined from witness accounts that gang affiliations, or at least claims, were heard prior to the shooting. “We’re treating it as a gang-re............................