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San Jose police arrest man in at least 7 air-powered rifle shootings

Posted at 6:32 AM, Aug 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-04 09:32:14-04

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KERO) — Police in San Jose have arrested a man suspected of shooting at least seven women and girls in the South Bay with an air-powered rifle.

Some of the victims face life-threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect 38-year-old Nicholas Montoya, of Campbell, is charged on suspicion of seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon and is now behind bars.

The motives behind the shootings are still being investigated.