Who is Benjamin David Calderon? Wiki, Biography, Age, Arrested After Fatal Shooting, Incident Details, Investigations

Benjamin David Calderon
Benjamin David Calderon

Benjamin David Calderon Biography – Wiki

Benjamin David Calderon was a man who was arrested on a murder charge in a fatal shooting at the home of a Northern California councilor, which killed one and injured three others, authorities said Sunday.


Benjamin David Calderon is 19-years-old.

Charged & Arrested

Benjamin David Calderón was taken into custody by a SWAT team Saturday afternoon after the nightly shooting in the city of Gilroy, authorities said in a Facebook post. He was called to the police after violence broke out during a large outdoor party at the home of Gilroy City Councilwoman Rebeca Armendariz, about 80 miles south of San Francisco.

UPDATE: Benjamin David Calderon, 19, arrested on suspicion of murder in a shooting outside the home of @CityofGilroy councilor Rebeca Armendariz @beckadegilas that killed 1 and injured 3, according to @GilroyPD. The victims are between 17 and 19 years old pic.twitter.com/YumaA1TDdA

– Henry K. Lee (@henrykleeKTVU) October 31, 2021

At least one suspect fired a gun, authorities said. It was not immediately clear if Calderón had an attorney speaking on his behalf.

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One man was pronounced dead from gunshot wounds at the scene and three others were injured. Two of them were reportedly fatally injured, but no information on their condition was available on Sunday afternoon. The age of the victims is between 17 and 19, authorities said.


Armendariz said Saturday in a statement to the San Francisco Chronicle that she was unable to provide details due to ongoing police investigations. She said in the statement that she and her family were cooperating with the police.

“I am grateful that my family and I (…) were not harmed in this tragedy, and I pray for those whose loved ones have been affected by the events,” she said.

The names of the victims were not immediately released and the motive was not disclosed.