SAN JOSE — A man who died after being found shot near San Jose State University early Saturday has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office as 23-year-old Cruz Angel Ayala, of Tulelake, a city in Siskiyou County.
Officers were dispatched to S. 10th and E. William streets about 2 a.m. for a report of a person shot. They arrived to find Ayala suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
Ayala was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
The motive and circumstances surrounding the city’s fourth homicide of the year remain under investigation. As of Tuesday night, no suspects had been identified or arrested.
Anyone with information about the homicide can contact Detective Sgt. Isidro Bagon or Detective Juan Vallejo at 408-277-5283.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can leave a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP (7867) or svcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.