Multiple Dead In Shooting Near Downtown San Jose | Talk 650 KSTE

Multiple Dead In Shooting Near Downtown San Jose | Talk 650 KSTE

Deputy Secretary of State Russell Davis, Sheriff's spokesman for Santa Clara County, said he could not identify the number of dead and injured or explain how the suspect died.

The shooting took place just before 7 a.m.

The incident occurred at a Valley Transportation Authority rail yard on West Younger Avenue near downtown San Jose.

Santa Clara County Sheriff's information officer Deputy Russell Davis conducted the presser, which included updates from city and county officials as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the VTA.

There were "multiple injuries and multiple fatalities, " according to a San Jose Police Department spokesperson.

Mayor Sam Liccardo said several people were being treated for injuries and the situation is still under evaluation.

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Authorities did not release any of the victims' names. Cassidy's ex-wife told the news outlet the couple divorced in 2009 and that her interaction with him since the divorce had been limited.

"A frightful tragedy has happened today, and our thoughts and love goes out to the VTA family, the organization and what they've had to go through", Hendricks said.

"Railway president Glenn Hendricks told reporters that the attack "'happened on the yard but it did not happen in the operations control centre".

"Our hearts go out to the victims and their families", Ms Jean-Pierre said. In an update, Davis described the individual as an employee of the VTA. The agency also operates 70 bus routes in the area. Sheriff Laurie Smith, however, said it was "undetermined" how the shooter died.

An exact number of dead is year to be confirmed by police, though its reported that between seven and eight are dead, and one person was rushed to hospital. The shooter is deceased, and more information will be provided at 9:30am. "This is every mayor's worst nightmare".

An explosives-detecting robot sat in the street near the home while two bomb squad technicians entered the ranch-style house.

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