SANTA CLARA -- A laid-off worker returned to his former office and fatally shot three people Friday, police said.
Santa Clara police are searching for 47-year-old Jing Wu of Mountain View in connection with the shooting.
The shooting happened just before 4 p.m. at a complex in Santa Clara, west of San Jose, said police Lt. Mike Sellers.
Police answering a call of multiple shots arrived at the office, at 3255-7 Scott Blvd., and found two men and one woman shot dead, apparently with a handgun, Lt. Mike Sellers said.
No other injuries were reported.
Sellers said Wu had apparently been laid off from the business at that
address either this morning or Thursday, describing it as a possible motive for
Police won't release the name of the company
that had apparently laid him off.
However the address is the same one listed for semiconductor startup Siport.
A man with the same name as Wu appears in Siport's company directory.
Sellers says Wu is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds and may have been driving a silver Mountaineer SUV.
About 40 officers were combing the area.