Almost one week after a disgruntled Valley Transportation Authority employee carried out a deadly mass shooting at a rail yard where he worked, authorities released body-worn video of law enforcement officers' quick response to the active shooter scene.
The nine victims range in age from 29 to 63. They are all men. Through their careers with VTA, their job titles included bus and light rail operators, mechanics, linemen and an assistant superintendent. One had worked for the agency since 1999.
The minutes-long attack at the VTA light rail yard was marked by both horror and heroism.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said the shooter told at least one person: “I’m not going to shoot you” at a light rail facility for the Valley Transportation Authority in San Jose.
President Joe Biden released a statement following the San Jose rail yard mass shooting that left nine people dead, including the gunman.
The ex-girlfriend of VTA shooting suspect Sam Cassidy said he "exhibited major mood swings as result of bi-polar disorder," in court documents from the time they dated.
A mass shooting at a Valley Transportation Authority rail yard killed nine people, including the VTA employee who opened fire, according to authorities.
Surveillance video obtained by KTVU shows the moment 57-year-old Sam Cassidy left his San Jose home before storming into a work meeting at the VTA light rail yard and killed nine co-workers before killing himself.
Braylin Holmes, 19, was shot at a house party in New Jersey over the weekend. Police said she died of her injuries on Monday night.
Data collected by Gun Violence Archive shows that there have been at least 10 mass shootings on average per week in the first 18 weeks of 2021.
Eight people including seven students and a teacher were killed in a shooting at a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the United States in a New York case over the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense.
A prosecutor says the man accused of killing 10 people at a crowded Colorado supermarket last month had armed himself with 10 high-capacity ammunition magazines.
The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Stop & Shop supermarket on Long Island was arraigned on murder charges Wednesday.
Indiana was one of the first states to enact a “red flag" gun law, though prosecutors said Monday the FedEx shooting suspect never had a hearing even after he was reported by his mother.
Coroners released the names of the victims of the shooting in Indianapolis late Friday. Four of them were members of Indianapolis' Sikh community — another blow to the Asian American community that comes a month after six people of Asian descent were killed in a mass shooting in the Atlanta area and amid ongoing attacks against Asian Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After a gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before killing himself in a late-night shooting Thursday at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport — President Joe Biden called on Congress to act immediately on gun control legislation.
A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before killing himself in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said, in the latest in a spate of mass shootings after a relative lull during the pandemic.
A suspect is now in custody following a deadly shooting at a facility in Bryan, Texas on Thursday afternoon.
Three adults and a 9-year-old boy are dead after a gunman opened fire at the Unified Homes office building in the city of Orange. Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez has been charged with four counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder. The charges make him eligible for the death penalty.