SAN JOSE -- Investigators have arrested two men and a teenage boy in the deadly stabbing of an Oakland man in the heart of downtown San Jose last week, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Michael Maynard, 33, died in the early-morning hours of July 29 when he was reportedly attacked by a group near Market Street and Park Avenue, just footsteps away from Plaza de César Chávez park and the Tech Museum of Innovation.

Officers responded to a witness's call and found Maynard, whose listed residence is in Oakland but who police say may have been staying in San Jose, lying on the ground, gravely injured. He died soon after at the hospital.

The attack happened in the view of a bevy of surveillance cameras, and by Wednesday they had arrested Luis Daniel Garcia, 21, and 20-year-old Luis Alvarez in connection with Maynard's death. Both were apprehended in San Jose, police spokesman Albert Morales said.

Their arrests were not announced because detectives were still seeking a third suspect, a 14-year-old boy, who was arrested Saturday in San Jose. All three were booked on suspicion of murder. Morales said no other suspects are being sought.

A motive has not been not announced, though police do not believe the attack was gang related. Police previously said some members of the group associated with the suspects may have been drinking in the park before the attack.


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