SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — An 84-year-old man died Friday morning after someone broke into a San Jose home, police said Saturday.
The burglary was reported about 9:30 a.m. Friday at a home in the 3200 block of Montecito Drive and when officers arrived, they spotted a vehicle leaving the area.READ MORE: Clear Skies, Calm Winds Help Firefighters Strengthen Containment Of Big Sur Wildfire; 'Drought Is Acting Like A Chronic Illness'
They tried to stop the car and briefly pursued it but called the chase off due to safety reasons, police said.
Inside the home on Montecito Drive, officers found an 84-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His name has not been released.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fans Rally Behind Road Warrior San Francisco 49ers; Will Tickets Be Available For NFC Championship Game?
The home showed signs of forced entry and San Jose police detectives are working to identify and apprehend the suspects.
The death is San Jose’s 20th homicide of 2019.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Ali Miri or Detective James Cerniglia of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (408) 277-5283. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-7867.MORE NEWS: Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ All in 'Correction' Territory as Inflation, Geopolitical Tensions Flare
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