San Jose Gunman Named As 57-Year-Old Rail Worker

NBC News reports:

A public transit employee opened fire on co-workers at a Northern California rail yard Wednesday, killing more than a half-dozen people before taking his own life, authorities said. The shooter was identified as Samuel Cassidy, an employee of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), law enforcement sources said.

He shot and killed himself at the scene, according to sources. At least eight people were killed, not including the shooter, sheriff’s Deputy Russell Davis said. The dead suspect is believed to be the only shooter involved, according to officials.

Read the full article.