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March 25, 2023

San Benito County offers counseling after Garlic Festival shooting

Information courtesy of San Benito County:

On behalf of the County of San Benito and the San Benito County Board of Supervisors, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families. Our heart aches for all those affected by the horrific shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Thank you to all first responders and law enforcement from throughout the region.

We want to reach out to anyone who may have been affected by this tragedy. We have counseling services available through our Behavioral Health Services Department at (831) 636-4020. Also, our Victim Witness Assistance Program is available to work with those affected by this incident, as direct or indirect crime victims. The Victim Witness Assistance Program can help facilitate immediate and long-term counseling assistance, as well as other emergency services. Call (831) 634-1397.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and the entire community of Gilroy. The County of San Benito stands with the Gilroy community.