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San Jose Police Investigating Possible Gang-Related Shooting

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SAN JOSE (CBS) — San Jose police were investigating a possible gang-related shooting. The suspects shot a teen as he was walking down the street.

At 2:49 p.m., the San Jose Police 911 call center received reports of a shooting victim on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of Pomona Avenue.

Officers arrived and found a 15-year-old male suffering from at least one gunshot wound and learned the shooting had occurred moments earlier on the 200 block of San Jose Avenue as the victim was walking.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The unidentified suspect(s) fled prior to the arrival of officers and remain at large. The circumstances and motive for the shooting are unknown and remain under investigation.

Preliminary investigation suggests the shooting may be gang related. No further details are being released.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the San Jose Police Department, Gang Investigations Unit, at (408) 277-3835. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-STOP (7867) or visit: http://svcrimestoppers.org/.

Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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