Sunnyvale attempted murder suspect arrested while trying to board flight to Turkey

SUNNYVALE – A second suspect wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Sunnyvale was arrested Wednesday as he tried to hop a plane out of the country, authorities said.

Gunfire was reported around 2:45 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Washington Avenue, the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety said in a news release.

Officers arrived to find two adult male victims, one of whom had multiple gunshot wounds, in a nearby vehicle. The man was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital for further care. An update on his condition was not immediately available.

Authorities said one suspect, identified as Gregory Law, was arrested following a foot pursuit. Officers recovered a semiautomatic handgun Law reportedly tossed during the chase.

Detectives identified the second suspect as Filmon Kifle. He was arrested Wednesday at San Francisco International Airport while attempting to board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, authorities said.

Law and Kifle were booked into Santa Clara County jail on charges including robbery and attempted murder.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information related to the case can contact Detective Nicholas Kakis at 408-730-7119.

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Author: Jason Green

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