BREAKING! At Least 4 Dead in Shooting at a Food Festival in Gilroy, California

The officials state that there are at least 4 people dead (including shooter) in shooting at a Food Festival in Gilroy, California. Read the details on

A shooting took place at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California near San Jose.



The City of Gilroy has released a statement: “Witnesses indicated there may have been a second suspect and a search is underway for that person.”


As the authorities confirmed, at least three people are dead and 11 more have been injured.

Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee added that the shooter was shot and killed by police, however, the investigation is still open.


“Then I heard a second and I turned around where the noise came from. As I saw three girls crying and yelling, ‘There’s a shooting,’ as more shots were going off, my family yelled my name out and I got to catch up with them. It all happened so fast,” Robert Villareal told CNN.

Source: Josie Lepe/AP


The victims included a 6-year-old.


People are sending their condolences to the victims and their families.

“Our hearts are heavy tonight hearing about the devastating tragedy in Gilroy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the victims and their families,” San Jose Giants tweeted.

The San Francisco 49ers, a football team, wrote: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the horrific tragedy unfolding in neighboring Gilroy. Our thoughts and prayers are with today’s victims, their families and first responders on the scene.”

Source: EPA