GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL SHOOTING *UPDATES*

July 29, 2019

First off we would like to send our prayers and condolences to those affected in the Garlic Festival Shooting. 

It's really sad to have to report news like this more often. Below are the latest updates according to FOX 40 NEWS

- The Gilroy chief of police says a gunman killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, and at least 15 others were injured

- Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee reported the gunman was shot and killed by officers, who were already in the area when gunfire rang out and "engaged the suspect in less than a minute."

- the gunman came into the Gilroy Garlic Festival from a creek that borders the parking area. Using a tool, he cut through a fence line and began shooting on the north side of the festival.

- The boy who was killed was identified by family as Stephen Romero. His mother and grandmother were also shot, and are among those being treated at the hospital.

Another press confrence will happen at 10AM TODAY 7/29