A gunman opened fire at California food festival Sunday night; killing three and injuring at least 15 before being shot dead by police.
“It took less than a minute for police officers to respond after gunfire erupted at a Northern California food festival Sunday night, with cops quickly engaging and fatally shooting the gunman — but not before the assailant’s brief barrage left three dead and 15 others injured,” reports Fox News.
“The shooting rampage began at 5:41 p.m. on the north side of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Chief of Police Scot Smithee said at a press conference late Sunday. Cops were set to give another update at 1 p.m. ET Monday,” adds Fox.
“We had many, many officers in the park at the time that this occurred as we do any day during a festival, which accounts for the very, very quick response time,” Smithee told reporters
A six-year-old boy was among those killed.
“He had his whole life to live,” Alberto Romero, the boy’s father, said. “He was only six.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.