San Jose, May 26
At least eight persons were killed when a transit employee opened fire at a light rail yard in San Jose, California, on Wednesday morning, the county sheriff’s office said.
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Deputy Russell Davis said at a news conference the gunman was also dead. The gunman was a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) employee, he said.
The shooting took place just before 7 am at a light rail yard run by the VTA near the city’s main airport. — AP