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Gilroy holds vigil for shooting victims

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/30/19, 10:59 am

Keyla Salazar, 13, saved a family member during Sunday’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California. When her family ran away, she stayed behind with her stepfather’s mother, who uses a cane and was wounded. Salazar later died at the hospital from her wounds. The shooting also killed 6-year-old Stephen Romero and 25-year-old Trevor Irby. Hundreds gathered at the Gilroy City Hall Monday night for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims, including 12 who were wounded.

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Shooting claims lives at California festival

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/29/19, 11:58 am

Three people, including a 6-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, died in a mass shooting Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California. Twelve others were injured. A gunman opened fire at about 5:30 p.m. as the festival was winding down. Police responded in less than a minute and killed the suspect. Some witnesses said they saw a second suspect, and a manhunt continued late into Monday.

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Marines charged with smuggling immigrants

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/26/19, 12:27 pm

During regular battalion formation at Camp Pendleton on Thursday, Marine Corps officers summoned 16 Marines in front of the ranks and arrested them. They face charges of smuggling undocumented immigrants across the border and unspecified drug-related offenses, according to a statement released by the Marine Corps. Eight other Marines were detained on suspicion of unrelated alleged drug offenses.

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