Victims of San Jose shootings identified


A monument for the victims of the shootings on Wednesday in San Jose.

A monument for the victims of the shootings on Wednesday in San Jose. Philippe Pacheco / Getty Images

Authorities have identified eight people who were killed Wednesday morning. Mass shootings at the light rail yard In San Jose, California.

The victim is Paul Delacruz Megia, 42 years old. Taptejdeep Singh, 36; Adrian Barreza, 29; Jose Dejesus Hernandez III, 35; Timothy Michael Lomo, 49; Michael Joseph Rudometkin, 40 years old. Abdolvahab Alaghmandan, 63; Rashkepler Lane, 63 years old. Several have been injured and one remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

“Our heart is broken,” said Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San Jose. “These are members of the community. These are members of our family.”

Law enforcement officer Said Los Angeles Times A gunman, a maintenance worker at the Valley Transportation Authority, set fire to San Jose’s house and drove to a VTA facility. A union meeting was being held when he arrived. Times Reported, he fired and shot people in two different buildings.Shooters shot almost everyone who worked in the morning shift, officials said TimesIncludes people he has worked with for years.

Russell Davis, deputy director of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, told reporters that police did not engage in a shootout with the suspect.

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