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Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting: 6-year-old boy, 13-year-old girl, man killed; 1 suspect dead



By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

GILROY, Calif. - At least one gunman opened fire Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California, killing three people and injuring 12 others, according to authorities.

Gilroy police said late Sunday that officers shot and killed the suspect, identified as Santino William Legan, 19. Officers said they were investigating reports that a second person might have been involved in the incident.

    Chief Smithee: Gun shots were heard around 5:41pm and officers engaged #GilroyActiveShooter in less than a minute. Witnesses stated there may be a 2nd shooter, investigation continues.   — Gilroy Police (@GilroyPD) July 29, 2019

Here are the latest updates:

Update 3:25 p.m. EDT July 29: Santa Clara County Health System spokeswoman Joy Alexiou told reporters Monday that three people who were taken to St. Louise Regional Hospital after the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting have since been discharged or were never admitted, according to CNN.

She said five other shooting victims taken Sunday to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center remained hospitalized. Earlier Monday, a spokeswoman with Stanford Medicine told CNN two victims remained hospitalized Monday at Stanford Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.

Update 2:55 p.m. EDT July 29: Ten people remained hospitalized Monday after they were injured in Sunday's shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

Santa Clara County Health System spokeswoman Joy Alexiou told reporters five shooting victims remained hospitalized Monday at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. One of the victims was listed in critical condition while two others were in serious condition, Alexiou said. Two other victims were in fair condition.

Alexiou said three people in serious to fair condition were also hospitalized Monday at St. Louise Reginal Hospital.

Read more: https://www.wsoctv.com/amp/news/breaking-news/reports-multiple-victims-in-shooting-at-california-garlic-festival/970826210