City of San Jose Statement on Employee Injured in Attack
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The City of San José has released the following statement regarding a City colleague who was injured in the attack at Grace Baptist Church on Sunday, November 22:

The San Jose Police Department is actively investigating the tragic attack that occurred on Sunday night at Grace Baptist Church. We have confirmed that one of three victims who survived the attack is a City of San José employee.

The City employee is an active member of the community and was volunteering at the church that night. They are a valued member of our City family and we have been in touch with them since the attack. We can share that our colleague has requested privacy, both for themselves and their family members, and we ask that this wish be respected. A GoFundMe page has been set up by members of the community to help with expenses during recovery.

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All of us in City Hall wish our teammate and the others who were hurt a full recovery. We offer our deepest condolences for the two individuals that passed and their families.

About the City of San José
With more than one million residents, San José is one of the most diverse large cities in the United States and is Northern California's largest city and the 10th largest city in the nation. San José's transformation into a global innovation center has resulted in one of the largest concentrations of technology companies and expertise in the world. In 2011, the City adopted Envision San José 2040, a long-term growth plan that sets forth a vision and a comprehensive road map to guide the City's anticipated growth through the year 2040.


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