Police are investigating a shooting at a Gilroy, California City Council member’s home that left one dead and three wounded.
The shooting occurred early Saturday morning at a party where one person died at the scene and three others were rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, SF Gate reported.
It is unclear if the shooting happened inside or outside of Gilroy City Council member Rebeca Armendariz’s home.
Police are investigating a shooting in the area of Murray Avenue and Las Animas Avenue. Please avoid the area. https://t.co/3XFJrWeLPi
— Gilroy Police (@GilroyPD) October 30, 2021
“By now you may have seen the post from Gilroy Police Department regarding the investigation of a shooting on Las Animas, or one of many social media post speculating about the event and individuals involved,” Armendariz said in a statement. “Because this remains an active investigation, I am unable to share more at this time but I would like to thank all of the members of the community who have reached out to express their concerns for their patience.”
“I am thankful that my family and I, who live on Las Animas, were not hurt in this tragedy, and I pray for those whose loved ones have been touched by what has occurred,” Armendariz said. “In the meantime, we are giving our full cooperation to the Gilroy Police Department in this investigation. Our primary concern is for the individuals impacted and their families. We hope the Gilroy community will come together with love and support for those touched by yesterday’s events at the appropriate time.”