3 killed, 12 injured in shooting at festival, official says

Updated: Aug 8, 2019

Three people were killed and 12 others injured after a shooting at an annual festival in Northern California.

Gilroy Councilman Dion Bracco told The Associated Press those are preliminary figures following Sunday’s shooting.

Witnesses reported confusion and panic as shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in the city of 50,000 located about 80 miles (176 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.

The shooting occurred during the annual garlic festival, a three-day celebration featuring food, cooking competitions and music that a