Hollister Police Identify Homicide Victim as Local Father of Young Daughter
Above: Photo of Jacob Arballo
(Courtesy of Hollister PD)
The Hollister Police Department has identified the victim of a recent homicide, and is calling on the public for help in solving the case.
According to a press release by the department, officers responded late on the night of Monday, October 23, to the 1000 block of Monterey Street to investigate a report of a shooting victim. Officers discovered the victim, an adult male, who was ultimately pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Jacob Arballo of Hollister. Arballo is survived by his 6-year-old daughter, as well as his mother and grandparents, police said.
Police have reportedly determined that the murder of Arballo was likely gang-related, and are calling on the public to come forward with any information that may be relevant to the case.
Those with relevant information are encouraged to reach out to the Hollister Police Department at 831-636-4331. Those who prefer to remain anonymous can contact the WeTip hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.
The case number is 23-3130.