VTA Yard Shooting

Resource Guide: How to Help Victims of San Jose VTA Shooting

Authorities work at the scene of a mass shooting at a VTA rail yard in San Jose.
NBC Bay Area

As we all witness the devastating images of the shooting that took place Wednesday at a VTA maintenance yard in San Jose that claimed the lives of nine people, community members are mobilizing to help those affected. Below is a working list of resources to support the victims which we will continue to update as the situation unfolds. If you have a suggestion for a resource we should include, connect with us on Twitter or Facebook @bayareaproud

Funds for Victims

VTA Service Impacted

  • Light rail services has been suspended indefinitely, follow @VTA on Twitter for the most recent updates
  • Bus bridges have been set up

Public Vigil

  • Public vigil in memory of the victims at San Jose City Hall on Thursday, May 27 at 6 PM

Blood Donation

  • The Stanford Blood Center is supporting patients impacted by the VTA yard shooting who have required type O blood and will continue to do so throughout their recovery. Blood donations will be needed in the coming days to replenish type O inventory and to ensure the center is ready to support the ongoing needs of patients in the community. To learn about how to donate blood, please click here.

Mental Health

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