A grieving grandfather on Tuesday announced a monetary reward in the hopes of unearthing any information about the unsolved shooting death of his 19-year-old grandson.
Joseph Viramontes was found dead near Toyon Elementary School in East San Jose back in late March, but police have yet to identify a suspect or determine a motive.
Carlos Partida has offered $5,000 of his own money for any information regarding his grandson’s death, which still pains him to this day.
Partida does not believe that the fatal shooting was a random crime. Rather, he thinks that whoever killed his grandson knew the teenager.
Viramontes played for the San Jose 49ers football team and was known simply as “Smiley,” according to his former coach Scott Silver.
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