3 Dead, 12 Others Injured in California Garlic Festival Shooting

Witnesses to the shooting about 5:30 p.m. described the confusion and panic at the scene.

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GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed and 12 others injured Sunday after a shooting at an annual food festival in Northern California, according to a city official. Gilroy Councilman Dion Bracco told The Associated Press those are the preliminary figures. 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…

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