The Latest: FBI opens domestic terrorism case in Gilroy case
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the mass fatal shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California (all times local):
A law enforcement official says the FBI is opening a domestic terrorism investigation into the shooting that killed three people and injured 13 others at a popular California food festival.
Nineteen-year-old gunman Santino William Legan fatally shot three people — including two children — with a Romanian-made AK-47-style rifle before turning the gun on himself.
The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation before a news conference Tuesday and spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The person could not immediately give specifics about why the FBI is opening the domestic terrorism case.
A separate shooting that killed 22 people at a crowded El Paso, Texas, store over the weekend is also being handled as a domestic terrorism case.
The first memorial service will be held for a victim of the shooting at a popular California food festival.
Keyla Salazar’s family had planned to celebrate her birthday with a trip to a lake, but instead they will say their final goodbyes two days after she would have turned 14.
A funeral mass for the teen will be held Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in San Jose.
She’s one of three people killed and 13 injured July 28 at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Her family says she dreamed of becoming an animator, worked hard in school and loved video games.
Her aunt says that instead of celebrating Keyla’s birthday, her family gathered to remember her life at a San Jose park Sunday.