SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Five people were hospitalized late Wednesday night after a gunman opened fire in an apartment complex driveway in San Jose’s Bonita neighborhood, authorities said.
San Jose police responded to reports of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. in the area of William Court and 24th St. Arriving officers discovered five victims at least three of them males in their 20s or 30s.
Video from the scene showed the three men being loaded into ambulances with leg wounds. They were talking with emergency workers and appeared to be suffering from non life threatening injuries.
In an email to KPIX 5, San Jose police spokeswoman Officer Gina Tepoorten said the preliminary investigation revealed that a Hispanic male walked up and started shooting into a group of people standing in a driveway at an apartment complex.
The suspect then fled the scene on foot and has not been identified or apprehended. The motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.
Several officers were at the scene, taking part of the investigation which shutdown several streets.