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Gilroy Police Department
Friday November 26th, 2021 :: 02:00 p.m. PST


Homicide Investigation

On November 24, 2021, between 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., a shooting occurred near the area of Monterey Street and Leavelsey Road. The suspect(s) shot at the victims’ vehicle multiple times, striking the two occupants. The victims drove to the 8200 block of Murray Avenue and called for emergency assistance.

Despite lifesaving efforts by law enforcement and paramedics, one of the victims, a 43-year-old male from Sacramento, died at the scene. The second victim was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threating injuries. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This incident is being actively investigated by the Gilroy Police Department. Detectives are asking for help from the public in locating any witnesses to the shooting. Detectives are also seeking witnesses to any reckless driving and/or potential road rage incidents in the area. Anyone with information about this case can contact Detective Jason Greathead at [email protected]  or by phone at (408) 846-0373. Parties wishing to remain anonymous may call our 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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