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Gilroy Police Department
Tuesday November 9th, 2021 :: 05:23 p.m. PST


Shooting/Homicide Investigation Update

In the morning of November 9, 2021, the Gilroy Police Department, assisted by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, the Santa Clara Police Department, the Santa Clara County Specialized Enforcement Team,  and the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, served search warrants at three different locations in Gilroy related to the shooting/homicide in the 400 block of Las Animas Avenue on October 30, 2021. 

The locations of the searches were the 9200 block of Calle Del Rey, the 8800 block of Fuchsia Court, and the 7600 block of Rosanna Street.

During the search of one of the locations, a firearm was located.  Lucas James Tomasetti (18) was subsequently arrested at the scene without incident.  He was charged with 29800(a)(1) PC – felon/prohibited person in possession of a firearm, and later booked into the Santa Clara County Jail.

It is unknown if the firearm was used during the shooting.

Members of the Gilroy Police Department’s Investigations unit, along with the Anti-Crime Team (ACT), are actively investigating the incident.  Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Silva at (408) 846-0335.  Parties wishing to remain anonymous may call the Tip Line at (408) 846-0330.

Gilroy Police Department
7301 Hanna St
Gilroy, CA 95020

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-846-0350

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