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According to multiple news sources, at about 6:35 a.m. PDT, San Jose police received multiple 911 calls about gunfire at the VTA yard, and units responded to the scene at Younger Avenue and San Pedro Street. Dozens of San Jose police and Santa Clara County sheriff’s vehicles responded to the scene. Sheriff’s officials confirmed at about 8:10 a.m. PDT the shooter was dead, but the cause of death was not immediately clear.
The county building at 70 W. Hedding St. in San Jose was serving as a reunification center for VTA employees and families who may be looking for each other, sheriff’s officials said. Grief counselors were on site.
VTA light rail service will be suspended at 12:00 p.m. PDT until further notice, and bus bridges will be established, officials said.
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