SAN JOSE – The demise of a 41-year-old San Jose man who died two years after being shot has been dominated a homicide by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office, police acknowledged.
Officers initially found Martin Cardenas affected by a minimal of 1 gunshot wound on the 700 block of East Mission Highway throughout the early morning hours of July 14, 2016, acknowledged San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia in a info launch Friday. Cardenas was dealt with at an area hospital and launched.
Garcia acknowledged patrol officers acknowledged Jesse Michael Jimenez, 22, of San Jose, as a suspect throughout the case. Jimenez was lastly arrested on an tried murder warrant and booked into county jail in January 2017.
On Oct. 19, 2018, Cardenas was admitted to a Monterey County hospital, the place he died six days later, Garcia acknowledged.
Garcia acknowledged the coroner’s office reviewed the small print of the case and dominated the type of demise a homicide on Feb. 2.
The tried murder price Jimenez was booked on is perhaps amended to murder, Garcia acknowledged. The suspect stays in custody.
Garcia acknowledged police are counting Cardenas’ demise as city’s fifth homicide of the yr.
Anyone with particulars concerning the case can contact San Jose police Detective Sgt. John Cary or Detective Elizabeth Ramirez at 408-277-5283.
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