Gilroy To Remember Lives Lost In Last Year’s Shooting

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The city of Gilroy today is marking the one-year anniversary of the deadly Garlic Festival shooting that left three people dead and 17 others wounded. Exactly one year ago, 19-year-old Santino Legan was armed with a semi-automatic rifle when he broke into the event and began shooting into the crowd. He killed Steven Romero, Keyla Salazar, and Trevor Irby before he turned the gun on himself. At 5:15 p.m. today, city leaders will be on hand to remember the victims and celebrate the first responders, including three Gilroy police officers who ran toward the gunfire in an effort to stop the shooting.