San Jose Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting at The Plant Shopping Center

Police arrested a 20-year-old man in a fatal shooting at The Plant shopping center in San Jose that occurred Friday morning, SJPD said Monday.

Manuel Gutierrez of San Jose was detained and arrested at the scene Friday, police said, but they did not reveal details of the arrest until Monday morning.

At about 6 a.m. Friday, officers responded to the shopping center at Monterey Road and Curtner Avenue, where they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It was San Jose’s 22nd homicide of the year. 

The victim’s identity was not released.

Gutierrez was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose on Friday. The motive for the shooting incident was still under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Barragan or Detective Ramirez of the San José Police Department’s Homicide Unit via email: and/or or at 408-277-5283. Tips can be submitted anonymously by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on

Also Monday, police announced the arrest of a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman in downtown San Jose last Tuesday.

Saunray Winchester, 40, of San Jose was arrested Friday while walking in the area of Santa Clara and Market streets, not far from where the stabbing took place at about 9:35 p.m. July 12, police said.

Winchester was booked into Santa Clara County jail on homicide suspicion.

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