Fatal Shooting of Santino Legan

On July 28, 2019, Santino Legan entered the Gilroy Garlic Festival through a locked access gate armed with a loaded AK-47 assault rifle. After making his way to an inflatable slide play structure centrally located among several vendor booths and picnic tables, he opened fire on the surrounding visitors who were enjoying the late afternoon festival activities. In all Legan fired at least 36 rounds of ammunition and hit 20 men, women and children. Three died.


Officer Incident Report


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