SAN JOSE, Calif. — A person suspected of killing two people in less than 12 hours has died after being shot by police in San Jose following a chase and standoff Wednesday morning, according to the San Jose Police Department.
An officer shot the person after an hours-long barricade in San Jose. The person was taken to a local hospital where they were later pronounced dead. Their identity hasn't been released.
The Modesto Police Department said the person was wanted for two killings Tuesday night, one in San Jose and one in Modesto.
A man was killed in San Jose around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, just hours before the shooter drove to Modesto, according to Modesto police. Then a 29-year-old woman was shot and killed near the 500 block of Ramsey Drive around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday. The shooter led CHP on a one-hour chase and the person left the vehicle and barricaded themselves in San Jose, according to Modesto Police Department.
Family members identified the 29-year-old Modesto victim as Michelle Rose Gonzales. Gonzales leaves behind a 6-month-old baby boy and a 9-year-old daughter.
The person also shot at officers, according to the San Jose Police Department. No officers were injured during the barricade, according to San Jose police. Some residents in the area of the 100 block of Bendorf Dr. were evacuated because the person was shooting during the barricade, according to the San Jose Police Department.
The barricade was near Edenvale Elementary School in the Edenvale neighborhood of Santa Clara County.
There's no information yet on how the victims and suspect knew each other.
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