SAN JOSE (BCN) — A homeless man was found dead with at least one gunshot wound along a creek trail near San Jose’s Happy Hollow Park and Zoo on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded shortly after 4 p.m. to reports that a man’s body had been discovered in the area of Remillard Court and Story Road, according to a release from San Jose police.

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The victim’s name was not released. Police said that it appears that he was homeless and had been living along Coyote Creek, where there are trails.

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Anyone with information about the death is asked to Contact Detective Sgt. Hamblin #3600 or Detective Valosek #4245 of the San Jose police homicide unit at 408-277-5283.

Crime tips may remain anonymous by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on If the information submitted leads to an arrest, a cash reward is available from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

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