VTA rail yard, the site of a violent massacre, is reverberating through our city. This is occuring as the fragile and shaken community is struggling to move on. The massacre occurring on Wednesday were nine employees were killing by their own co-worker.
VTA Shooting Massacre: Growing Memorial
Moreover, bringing flowers and her own sad silent prayers to the burgeoning memorial outside San Jose City Hall, Silvia paying tribute to the transit workers whose lives were tragically cut short by a gunman.
San Jose Honors Their Own and Lends Support
“We have to support each other, this our town. In fact, these families are hurting now,” she said.
In fact, offering support, Chaplains from Billy Graham Ministries.
“We want to enter into a person’s life who’s been impacting, we’re here for with spiritual support for them,” said chaplain Steve Ballinger.
VTA Shooting Massacre: Suspected Gunman
Samual Cassidy, the home of the suspected gunman, is now boarding up. Moreover, police are detonating what was first thought be to be a suspicious device. It was Cassidy’s home on this past Friday.
Arsenal of Weapons
There was an arsenal of weapons, investigators revealed, the VTA gunman had. They remaining there even after the mass shoot simultaneously set his home on fire. It was while he did shoot and kill nine of his co-workers at the VTA rail yard last Wednesday.
VTA Shooter: Ammo in the Pot on the Stove!
“The stove was turned on, inside the pot was ammo, as well as accelerants. There was a pot on the stove at the residence,” said Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Detective Sergeant Joseph Piazza.
Moreover, there were an estimated 25,000 rounds of ammunition, a dozen guns, and 17 Molotov cocktails according to investigators that uncovered them. Moreover, they say Cassidy’s guns were not locking away. However, they were stashing near different doorways and then ready for use.
Calmly Murdering his Co-Workers!
Eleven miles away, at the rail yard, Cassidy first killed several co-workers in one building. Then he was seeing on surveillance video. He just calmly walked over to a second building where he murdered several more. There are sick and disturbed and moralless monsters walking in the world! They have no conscience whatsoever!
Father of Murder is Apologetic
Cassidy’s father James apologizes to the victims’ families for his son’s unthinkable acts, saying: “I don’t think anything I could say could ease their grief, I’m really, really very sorry.”