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Oct. 30, 2021Updated: Oct. 30, 2021 5:34 p.m.

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Police are investigating a shooting that occurred during a party at a Gilroy City Council member’s home early Saturday morning that left one person dead.

Three other people were also injured when an altercation had taken place just before officers arrived at the home of City Council Member Rebeca Armendariz, police said.

One person died at the scene in what police described as a homicide. The other three were taken to the hospital, two with injuries believed to be life-threatening, according to police.

It is not known whether the shooting happened inside or outside Armendariz’s home.

Gilroy police said at 11:17 a.m. on Twitter that they were investigating a shooting in the area of Murray and Las Animas avenues in Gilroy and are asking the public to avoid the area.

Check back for further updates on this breaking story.

The Bay City News Service contributed to this report.

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