Explosive devices found in San Jose house that was on fire before mass shooting

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A suspicious house fire in San Jose that broke out just before a mass shooting at a light rail facility may be connected, according to Mayor Sam Liccardo.

The San Jose Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of Angmar Ct at 6:36 a.m. for a fire. It was a single-family home and the fire was extinguished by 7:30 a.m.

Public records show Sam Cassidy, the man allegedly behind the shooting at the VTA railyard, owned a two-story home where firefighters responded Wednesday morning.

The shooting was reported around 6:45 a.m.

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said there were explosive devices inside the house that was on fire on Angmar Ct.

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The fire department said there were no injuries and the cause is under investigation.

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