San Jose Police Officers' Association Offers $10,000 Reward for the Arrest of Second Suspect in Officer Shooting
San Jose (CA)--Today, the San Jose Police Officers' Association is offering a $10,000 dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the second suspect involved in Friday night's crime spree that culminated in SJPD officers being shot at. One officer was injured by gunfire.
Suspect Jonathan Wilbanks was arrested following a police manhunt Friday night. A second unknown suspect remains at large. Both suspects are being investigated for connections to several armed robberies and a homicide that took place earlier in the evening in addition to the shooting involving SJPD.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the second suspect should immediately call 911. To provide confidential information about the whereabouts of the suspect please call (408) 947-STOP (7867) ..
"I'm proud of the actions of the officers involved in this incident, it's yet another indication of the dedication to duty and dedication to the residents that we serve that these officers put their lives on the line to stop these crooks," said Jim Unland, President of the San Jose Police Officers' Association.
UPDATE: The City of San Jose follows the SJPOA's lead and offers an additional $10,000 reward, bringing the total reward for information leading to the apprehension of the second suspect (pictured above) to $20,000.