In what they are calling a gang-related shooting, Gilroy Police are seeking Jay Robert Vasquez, 20 as a suspect in the murder of 32-year-old Gilroy resident, Jason Contreras on the 7500 block of Alexander Street.
A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Vasquez should be considered armed and dangerous. His whereabouts are currently unknown.
The Investigations Bureau is asking anyone who may have information about Vasquez’ whereabouts to call the Gilroy Police Department at (408) 846-0350 or Detective Eric Cryar at (408) 846-0335. Callers may remain anonymous.
This was the city’s first homicide of the year.