File photo by Joshua Miller.

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Hollister Police Department reports officer-involved shooting

Per department policy, the officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave while an investigation is conducted.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police respond to shootings and arson over Memorial Day weekend

HPD investigating vehicle that crashed into barricades on San Benito Street.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

HPD investigating downtown shooting

Police seeking information about a newer model, dark colored four-door sedan seen leaving the area.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

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Law enforcement makes arrests in attempted murder

Police take five people into custody after April 1 drive-by shooting in San Juan Bautista.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Revisiting gun violence

Terry Butler calls for an open discussion.

SBC Sheriff deputy Luis Espejo works security at the main entrance to Christmas Hill Park following the Garlic Festival shooting on July 28. Photo courtesy of SBC Sheriff's Office.

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SBC Sheriff deputies respond to Garlic Festival shooting

Officers assisted with security and searching perimeter of the festival.

Gilroy community members hold up candles at a July 29 vigil for the victims of the Garlic Festival Shooting. Photo by Nicholas Preciado.

News

Upcoming vigils for Garlic Festival shooting victims

Family Assistance Center also available for grief counseling, emotional support and other services.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

News

Assemblymember Robert Rivas issues statement following mass shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival

"Gilroy is resilient and our community will come together," Rivas said.

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Police / Fire

Law enforcement continues Garlic Festival shooting investigation

Police say shooter's vehicle found northeast of festival grounds.

Jose Antonio Barajas has plead not guilty to killing 19-year-old Ariana Zendejas in 2014. Photos by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Barajas hearing delayed until June

Accused of murder and attempted murder in 2014 case.

Jose Antonio Barajas stands at an April 15 hearing at San Benito County Superior Court. He will be tried for premeditated, first degree murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and other charges. Photo by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Three eyewitnesses say Jose Antonio Barajas fired shot that killed Ariana Zendejas

District Attorney goes for premeditated, first-degree murder; defense says Barajas was only shooting at the tires and didn't mean to hit anyone.

Hollister police officers stand in front entrance of Hollister School District during lockdown.

Police / Fire

Hollister School District meeting goes on lockdown following hoax calls

Attendees remain calm as law enforcement conducts building search and evacuation.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police ask for public assistance with shooting investigation

Hollister Police Department advisory states that multiple gunshots fired into Gonzalez Drive residence.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police seek information on McCray Street shooting

Officers ask for assistance from possible witnesses.

(Left to right) Camila Zendejas, Marisela Zedejas, and Jesus Ruiz standing next to pictures of Ariana Zendejas at the July 13 press conference. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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Suspected killer of Ariana Zendejas arrested in Mexico, deported to U.S.

Ariana Zendejas was shot and killed on Aug. 1, 2014. Long suspected as her killer, Jose Antonio Barajas was arrested in Mexico and transported to San Benito County.