8 Dead in Shooting at Railyard Serving Silicon Valley

An employee opened fire Wednesday at a California railyard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people.

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Law enforcement officers respond to the scene of a shooting at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) facility on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in San Jose, Calif. Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman said the railyard shooting left multiple people, including the shooter, dead. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An employee opened fire Wednesday at a California railyard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people. The suspect was also dead, authorities said. Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Russell Davis said the suspect was an employee of the Valley Transportation Authority, which provides bus, light rail and other transit services throughout Santa Clara County, the largest county in the Bay Area. Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said it was…

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