A suspected gunman was arrested after a taking pictures at a metropolis council member’s residence in Gilroy, California, left one individual lifeless and three injured, authorities mentioned Sunday.
The gunman was recognized by police in Gilroy, south of the San Francisco Bay Space, as Benjamin Calderon, 19. He was arrested on suspicion of murder and was being held with out bail, jail data indicated.
The incident was considered one of a number of mass shootings throughout the US over the weekend. At Halloween events in Texas and Illinois, gunmen killed a mixed three individuals and injured greater than 20.
The taking pictures at Gilroy Metropolis Council Member Rebeca Armendariz’s residence occurred shortly earlier than 1 a.m. Saturday after a struggle broke out at a big out of doors celebration, police mentioned in a press release.
One individual was pronounced lifeless on the scene, and two others have been taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening accidents, police mentioned.
Not one of the victims, who have been 17 to 19 years outdated, have been recognized. Tactical officers took Calderon into custody Saturday afternoon at a house in Gilroy, police mentioned.
Armendariz, who was elected to the council final 12 months, didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark Sunday.
However in a press release Saturday, she mentioned she was cooperating with the Gilroy Police Division.
“Our major concern is for the people impacted and their households,” she mentioned. “We hope the Gilroy neighborhood will come along with love and assist for these touched by yesterday’s occasions on the acceptable time.”