2020 democratic hopefuls react to shooting in Gilroy festival

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Authorities are asking potential witnesses to inform the of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, the police after receiving at least 3 dead; Claudia Cowan reports.

The 2020 election, the democratic field on Sunday responded to the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting that killed at least four, including the bomber, and injured 15, saying the incident is a terrible reminder of the country’s “gun violence epidemic.”

“This violence is not normal,” Joe Biden, the former Vice-President, tweeted. To lose “how many families have a loved one, before we fix our broken gun laws? We need to take action, starting with real reform.”

Authorities were in Gilroy, joined on Monday by officials of the Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives in their investigation. Early reports showed that a single armed man opened fire and was engaged officers in under a minute by the police, which is stationed in the vicinity.

The shooting, which occurred during a band performance, sending the crowd running, had chilling similarities to 2017 Las Vegas-massacre led cases in 58 deaths.

Sr., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., who was once the state attorney general, not to mention Twitter, the filming of “terrible.”

“Our country has tweeted a gun violence epidemic, we don’t tolerate,” she said.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N. J., said on Twitter that his heart breaks for the families involved in the shooting, and also pointed to the gun violence “epidemic”.

Not to mention Beto O’rourke, the Gilroy when turning in a late-on Sunday tweet, but said he was “sending love to all those hurting tonight, and all who are affected by the 40,000 gun deaths in America each year.”

Gun control is a Central issue for the Democrats, and many plans have created, how you approach the Problem. Booker introduced a broad gun-control-proposal this week and presents his call for Federal licensing of firearms.


Harris said she would not also executive to move quickly to curb gun violence, if he is elected to the White house, use vowed action if Congress will act in their first 100 days.

Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser and the Associated Press contributed to this report

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