County of Santa Clara Update Regarding Shooting at Valley Transportation Authority: Identity of Suspect Confirmed

Santa Clara County, CA  The Office of the Medical Examiner-Coroner has confirmed the identity of the suspect in yesterday’s shooting at the Valley Transportation Authority Maintenance Yard. The identity of the individual is:

  • Samuel James Cassidy, age 57
     

The staff and leadership of the Medical Examiner-Coroner and the entire County of Santa Clara leadership want to reiterate their deepest condolences to the families and individuals impacted by this senseless tragedy.

Community members who need support can call the County’s Behavioral Health Services call center and get connected to services at 1-800-704-0900, select option 2, or the Suicide and Crisis Hotline at 1-855-278-4204 or text RENEW to 741741 (text services available in English only).

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Media Contact: María Leticia Gómez/Laurel Anderson, Office of Communications and Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119, [email protected]​​​

Posted: May 27, 2021

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