⚡Breaking overnight ... Active shooter terrorizes Northern California food festival:

  • Three victims and a suspect died, and 15 people were injured, after a gunman cut through a security fence — thwarting metal detectors — and opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, 30 miles south of San Jose. (Mercury News)

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