At least 8 killed in mass shooting at Valley Transportation Authority control center in San Jose, California
- Active Shooter at VTA Light Rail Yard around 6:45a
- Multiple casualties, extent of injuries being determined
- Suspect deceased
- Employees evacuated
- VTA service not impacted (trains were in service before incident)
According to CBS News in San Francisco, at least six people were killed, but the number has not yet been confirmed by police.
The station reports that the shots broke out during an employee meeting for rail workers.
The shooting shut down traffic on nearby streets during the morning commute.
"We are in close contact with local law enforcement and monitoring this situation closely," California Governor Gavin Newsom tweeted.
Across the US, there have been 230 mass shootings so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
A mass shooting is defined by the group as a crime in which four or more people are fatally shot.