SAN JOSE—The San Jose Police Department is investigating two separate violent incidents that occurred near San Jose State University on Sunday, March 27.

At 2:43 a.m. the SJPD received a notification and responded to the area of South Fourth Street where they discovered a male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene. According to reports, he died from gunshot wounds. 

About a half hour later at 3:11 a.m., authorities received another call of another shooting incident at La Victoria Restaurant which is about a half hour away from the initial incident. The incident was in-progress at the time police arrived on the scene.

According to witnesses there was another male inside the restaurant armed with a firearm who was pointing the weapon at another person. Police shot the suspect at least once striking him. They are expected to recover from his wounds and is currently being treated.  This is the city’s fourth shooting that has transpired this year. 

The SJPD are unsure if the two crimes are related or if there is any motive behind the attacks. The investigation is currently in progress.