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June 1, 2012 > Shooting suspects captured

Shooting suspects captured

Submitted By Cmdr Musgrove, Union City PD

On May 28, 2012, at 12:51 p.m., Union City police officers responded to the 4400 block of Corto Monterey for a report of an in progress shooting. Officers located a 21-year-old male victim inside of a residence who was suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The victim and suspects engaged in a verbal altercation that became physical in nature. However, during physical fight one suspect pulled a firearm and began shooting at the victim. The suspects fled from the area on foot in separate directions. A nearby Union City Community Policing Officer observed a subject who matched the suspect's description. The officer engaged in a short foot pursuit and captured the fleeing suspect.

A short time later, Detectives went to a nearby residence to conduct a follow-up related to this case. When officers began to make entry into the home, the second suspect fled out the rear of the residence and began jumping nearby fences. The second suspect was captured as he attempted to flee the perimeter.

The first suspect has been identified as Jabri Thibeaux, a 23-year-old Union City resident. Jabri Thibeaux was arrested for attempted homicide, conspiracy, and resisting arrest. He is being held at the Fremont Jail.

The second suspect is 17-year-old juvenile male, whose name is not being released because of his age. The juvenile was arrested for attempted homicide and conspiracy. He was transported to juvenile hall.

A third person was arrested for her role in this crime. She has been identified as Malysa Thibeaux, an 18-year-old Union City resident. Malysa Thibeaux was arrested for attempted homicide, conspiracy, and resisting arrest.

The victim is a resident of Union City who was treated and released from the hospital.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact Union City Police Department at (510) 471-1365. Anonymous tips regarding this incident can be made by calling (510) 675-5207 or emailed to

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