Shooting At CA Food Festival Leaves Three Dead, Manhunt Underway

People and police gather near the scene of the deadly Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in Gilroy, California on July 28, 2019. - Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food fe... People and police gather near the scene of the deadly Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in Gilroy, California on July 28, 2019. - Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food festival in California, police said. Officers confronted and shot dead the suspect "in less than a minute," said Scot Smithee, police chief of the city of Gilroy, 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of San Jose. (Photo by Philip Pacheco / AFP) (Photo credit should read PHILIP PACHECO/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 29, 2019 8:46 a.m.

Three people are dead and 11 injured after a shooting at a California food festival Sunday evening.

According to CNN, the dead in Gilroy include a six-year-old boy and one of the shooters. It is not completely clear how a second person was involved, but a manhunt is underway for the suspect that witnesses described.

Heavy police presence on the ground reportedly helped prevent greater bloodshed.

President Donald Trump encouraged locals to “be careful and safe.” Some 2020 candidates weighed in, with former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) issuing a call to action — “we can accept this as our fate or we can change it” — and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) saying that she was “grateful to first responders.”

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