Suspect wanted for San Jose homicide gets caught trying to cross border: police
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A person was arrested trying to cross the Mexican border for a shooting that killed one and wounded another in San Jose, police said Friday morning.
The victims were adults who were found on East William Street, near 24th Street, around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, San Jose police said.
Friends told KTVU that Martha Susanna, 27, was killed in the shooting. She is the mother of a 2-year-old and 4-year-old child living in Mexico, her friends said. She worked hard to send money to her children, they said.
Martha Susanna, 27, was allegedly shot at a San Jose salon by an ex-boyfriend. She had filed two reports of domestic violence about him to police, her friends told KTVU.
The alleged shooter was her ex-boyfriend. Susanna had filed two reports of domestic violence about him to San Jose police, her friends said.
The shooting happened after Susanna gave a manicure to the daughter of the owner at a salon where she used to work. Susanna had stopped working at the salon because her ex-boyfriend harassed her there, friends said.
A barber at the salon was also wounded in the shooting, KTVU learned.
The unnamed suspect was arrested while trying to flee the country at the San Ysidro border, San Jose police said Friday.
The department thanked the California Highway Patrol in San Diego "for the assist."