Two arrested after gang shooting

March 14, 2009 3:56:10 PM PDT
Police arrested a man and a juvenile suspected of firing a sawed-off rifle in a gang-related confrontation on Friday night, according to the Gilroy Police Department.

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Police responded around 10 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 500 block of IOOF Avenue where two suspects yelling gang slogans had fired a rifle at a victim in a car, according to police.

No one was hit by the gunfire.

Officers responded and located the suspects inside an apartment at the complex. They searched the apartment and found a .22-caliber sawed-off rifle.

Jose Gorgua, 20, and a 15-year-old were arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with gang enhancements, according to police.

Police believe the shooting was gang-related, though they say there is no evidence connecting the victim to a gang.

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