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BREAKING: Mass shooting in Northern California, 4 dead including suspect, 15 others injured

Posted at 7:32 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 01:50:22-04


GILROY, Calif. -- At least four people are dead including a suspect and 15 others were injured after a shooting at the Garlic Festival Sunday evening in Gilroy, according to local officials.

The shooting was reported around 6 p.m., according to the Gilroy Police Department.

Law enforcement sources say a 3-year-old boy was among the victims killed in the shooting.

The conditions of the hospitalized victims injured at the Gilroy Garlic Festival Fair range from fair to critical, a hospital spokeswoman said

In a tweet, Gilroy police advised anyone looking for a loved one should go to the reunification center at Gavilan College at parking lot B. They added, "The hearts of Gilroy PD and entire community go out to the victims of today's shooting at the Garlic Festival. The scene is still active."

Gilroy PD released a witness and family reunification line and asked the public to call 408-846-0583 if they saw anything.

GILROY, Calif. (KGO) -- Officers are responding to an active shooter situation in Gilroy, police said.

The shooting was reported around 6 p.m. at the Garlic Festival.

Police said multiple ambulance units are responding to the scene.

This is a developing story.