Teresa Giudice Narrowly Avoids Shooting At California Garlic Festival

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Jul. 29 2019, Updated 8:54 p.m. ET

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Teresa Giudice is sending her love, thoughts and prayers to the victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star narrowly escaped the tragedy when she attended the California food festival on Saturday, July 27. Teresa wrote an emotional message about the incident on Instagram to pay tribute to the victims.

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"I’m truly heartbroken hearing the events that have taken place at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, CA,” the reality star wrote.

"I was at the festival yesterday with wonderful staff, volunteers and many many families and I’m flooded with thoughts of them now as they navigate this tragic situation," she continued.

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The mother of four added, "Prayers and love to the community of Gilroy tonight.”

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The cookbook author was in town to prepare some of her favorite garlic recipes for the annual food festival on Saturday, July 27.

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On Sunday, a gunman opened fire and left at three dead and 12 more injured. The suspect was shot dead by the Gilroy police and they are now searching for a possible accomplice.

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One of the casualties that police have identified was a six-year-old boy named Stephen Romero.

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His mother and grandma were also shot and were hospitalized after the shooting.


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