Gilroy police say they were shot at before returning fire, killing suspect

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Gilroy police are investigating a shooting involving a police officer, the department said in a tweet Wednesday morning.According to the Gilroy Police Department, officers responded to a business located on 4th St., near Eigleberry St., around 2:30 a.m. for reports of a drunk man. The police department said that when their officer arrived to the area a man was found who immediately shot at the officer with a handgun. The officer returned fire and killed the alleged shooter. No officers were injured during the gun fight. The department reported that the shooting is being investigated by Gilroy Police Department’s Investigations Bureau and Internal Affairs and by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office in two separate investigations. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Christopher Silva at 408-846-0335. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call their Tip Line at 408-846-0330. This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest.

Gilroy police are investigating a shooting involving a police officer, the department said in a tweet Wednesday morning.

According to the Gilroy Police Department, officers responded to a business located on 4th St., near Eigleberry St., around 2:30 a.m. for reports of a drunk man.

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The police department said that when their officer arrived to the area a man was found who immediately shot at the officer with a handgun. The officer returned fire and killed the alleged shooter. No officers were injured during the gun fight.

The department reported that the shooting is being investigated by Gilroy Police Department’s Investigations Bureau and Internal Affairs and by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office in two separate investigations.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Christopher Silva at 408-846-0335. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call their Tip Line at 408-846-0330.

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This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest.

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