April 13, 2024
The condition of the officer was not immediately disclosed Wednesday morning.

SAN JOSE — A San Jose police officer was shot Wednesday morning while responding to a family disturbance call at a home west of downtown San Jose, authorities confirmed.

After getting a report of the disturbance at 7:57 a.m., officers contacted residents at the door of a home near Auzerais Avenue and Race Street, police said. Once they made contact, officers “immediately began taking gunfire resulting in an officer involved shooting,” according to a San Jose Police Department social media post.

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At least one officer was shot in the encounter and was taken to a hospital. The officer’s condition was not immediately released Wednesday morning.

It was not immediately clear if anyone else was injured in the shooting or during the reported disturbance, or if anyone was arrested.

Traffic was shut down in the area between West San Carlos Street and Parkmoor Avenue while investigators examined the crime scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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