Funeral service held for 13-year-old Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting victim, Keyla Salazar

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Funeral held for 13-year-old Gilroy shooting victim
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Friends and family paid their respects to Keyla Salazar, who was gunned down at the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Loved ones held a funeral for 13-year-old Keyla Salazar on Tuesday at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in San Jose.

Keyla was gunned down in a mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 28 along with 25-year-old Trevor Irby and 6-year-old Stephen Romero.

The Santa Clara County Coroner's report said she suffered gunshot wounds to her chest.

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The 19-year-old gunman, Santino William Legan, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound within a minute of the shooting spree. Thirteen others were wounded.

Keyla's family held a celebration of life on Sunday, which would have been Keyla's 14th birthday.

Her family said she was excited to begin high school in just a few weeks and was always smiling, willing to talk to anybody.

Keyla will be buried in nearby Palo Alto in a private ceremony.

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