Garlic Festival Shooting Updates - July 30
A Family Assistance Center is open at Rucker Elementary School to assist people affected by the shootings at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Services provided:
Grief counseling and emotional support
Assistance filing claims for state funds for payment of medical bills, counseling bills, and other assistance for victims and their families
Referrals to agencies and providers for medical, counseling and other services.
Free childcare will be provided on site.
Rucker Elementary School, 325 Santa Clara Ave. Gilroy, CA 95020
Tuesday 7/30 from 9 AM to 10 PM
Wednesday 7/31 from 9 AM to 10 PM
Thursday 8/1 from 9 AM to 10 PM
Friday 8/2 from 9 AM to 10 PM
Future dates and times to be determined.
For more information, please call The Family Assistance Center at 408-209-8356FBI Link for Garlic Festival Incident
FBI Information Request
The following website link is provided for anyone who has information regarding the Garlic Festival incident. The link can be used to upload digital files such as images or video. Thank you. https://www.fbi.gov/gilroy
City of Gilroy Post - July 29
Due to the active nature of the crime scene at the site of the Gilroy Garlic Festival following the shooting incident yesterday, people who have cars, personal belongings and other goods to retrieve from the park will experience significant delays in being able to recover those belongings.
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) is in the process of securing, documenting, cataloguing and warehousing belongings. When possible, the FBI will return belongings to the rightful owners. The FBI has said this may take several days.
Any questions from the media, or members of the public in need of assistance replacing prescription medications should be directed to the Public Information Officer at 408-842-0432. Members of the public asking about their belongings should call the incident information center at 408-846-0548.