San Jose State University
Police have arrested a man in the fatal shooting of a San Jose State University student hit by a stray bullet while in car in downtown San Jose Saturday, a police spokesman said Thursday.
San Jose city leaders are reacting to the death of Kimberly Chico, a promising nursing student, who was hit by a stray bullet over the weekend.
Kimberly Chico, 19, was a passenger in a car or East 2nd at San Salvador Streets when she was shot at about 1 a.m. on Saturday night.
A suspect was arrested in connection with a brutal assault at San Jose State University, campus police said Thursday.
A 22-year-old victim was walking with a group of people just after 8:30 p.m. when he got into a fight with another man between the science building and the library. After a struggle on the lawn, the victim ended up having his head slammed repeatedly against the sidewalk. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The victim, who is not a university student or employee, was sitting in a grassy area near the Smith/Carlos statue around 8 p.m. when he was attacked by three female suspects, all of whom are thought to have been between 15 and 20 years old, university spokeswoman Pat Lopes Harris said.
California State University, San Jose is suspending online courses for credit that were announced with great fanfare and backing from the governor in January, saying it wants to improve student performance.
With the Spartans bringing back star quarterback David Fales from a team that won a school-record tying 11 games, earned the first national ranking since 1975 and got the sixth bowl win in school history, San Jose State will no longer be an overlooked team as it moves into the Mountain West Conference.
Jamel Outler scored 15 points, one of three men to score in double figures off the bench, and Texas-Arlington picked up an 81-74 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.
Xavier Jones led all scorers with 17 points for San Jose State (9-15, 3-10) and Chris Cunningham had 11 points and six rebounds.