SJPD investigating city's 46th homicide of 2016

- San Jose police are looking for the person responsible for shooting and killing an 18-year-old man at a gas station Sunday night.

The shooting is the city's 46th homicide of the year, adding to a total that is already the highest mark in at least 25 years.

The deadly shooting was reported just before midnight on Sunday at the Mobil gas station near the intersection Winchester Boulevard & Williamsburg Drive.

According to police, when they arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound  Witnesses say that the man had been shot in the head.

He was rushed to the hospital but later died from his injuries.

A man describing himself as the victim's stepfather told KTVU that he was 18-years-old.

Winchester Boulevard was shut down for several hours while police inspected the scene.

Investigators say they do not have a suspect description and are looking for eyewitness accounts and surveillance video of the incident.

This homicide is the 46th of the year for San Jose, which is 18 more than 2015.

Before that the deadliest year in recent memory was 2012, when there were 45 homicides, according to state data.

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