2 off-duty firefighters shot in San Jose, 1 dies

Two off-duty Oakland firefighters were shot in San Jose, one of them fatally.

KTVU-TV reports the firefighters, ages 30 and 26, were both shot Thursday night after leaving an event.

Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton says the two were confronted by a group of men when they left, which ended in both being shot.

Drayton says the 26-year-old was in stable condition Friday morning after suffering one gunshot wound; the 30-year-old firefighter was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

San Jose police say the suspect left the scene on foot and has not been found.


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