According to several social media reports and several news outlets, a shooting has been reported at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. There have been reports of multiple victims and possible fatalities. A hospital official confirmed receiving five patients from the Garlic Festival shooting, according to a report by the Associated Press.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival was in its third and final day of the 2019 festival when ambulance crews were told 11 people were down in an active shooter incident at Gilroy’s Christmas Hill Park.
Our friends at KTVU have reached out to authorities in Gilroy and are waiting on a response.
This story is developing but keep checking here and KTVU for more information.
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. If you are looking for a loved one, please go to the reunification center at Gavilan College at parking lot B. #GilroyActiveshooter
— Gilroy Police (@GilroyPD) July 29, 2019
— André Senior (@andresenior) July 29, 2019
— isaac guardado (@NstySeaL) July 29, 2019
-Video posted to social media shows dozens running for cover
-Law enforcement from various agencies have responded to the scene
-The Garlic Festival was in its third and final day at Christmas Hill Park
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— KTVU (@KTVU) July 29, 2019