In a dramatic turn of events, law enforcement officials have apprehended a second suspect wanted in connection with an attempted murder that took place in Sunnyvale. The incident unfolded on Sunday at around 2:45 a.m. in the 300 block of East Washington Avenue, according to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.
Responding to a report of gunfire, officers arrived at the scene to find two adult male victims, one of whom had sustained multiple gunshot wounds while sitting inside a nearby vehicle. Swift action was taken to provide immediate medical aid, and the wounded man was subsequently transported to a hospital for further treatment. Details regarding his current condition have not been released.
Initially, one suspect, identified as Gregory Law, was swiftly apprehended after a foot pursuit. During the chase, Law allegedly discarded a semiautomatic handgun, which was later recovered by officers. Authorities soon recognized the need to locate a second suspect, identified as Filmon Kifle.
In a pivotal moment, Kifle’s attempt to evade justice was foiled on the day of his arrest when he was apprehended at the San Francisco International Airport while boarding a flight bound for Istanbul, Turkey. Authorities acted swiftly to ensure that he was taken into custody.
Both Gregory Law and Filmon Kifle are facing charges that include robbery and attempted murder. They have been booked into Santa Clara County jail pending further legal proceedings. The investigation into this incident remains ongoing, as detectives continue to gather information and evidence related to the case.
Anyone who possesses additional information pertinent to this investigation is encouraged to reach out to Detective Nicholas Kakis at 408-730-7119. The cooperation of the community plays a vital role in aiding law enforcement agencies in their pursuit of justice.
This latest development serves as a testament to the diligence and dedication displayed by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety in their relentless efforts to bring those responsible for violent crimes to justice. The swift actions taken by law enforcement have ensured the safety and security of the residents of Sunnyvale.
As the investigation continues, a resounding message has been sent to those who wish to carry out criminal acts: the arms of justice are relentless in their pursuit to hold individuals accountable for their actions. The Sunnyvale community can rest assured that their dedication to maintaining safety and peace will remain unwavering, even in the face of adversity.