GILROY (KPIX) – An amazing story of bravery unfolded during the tragic mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, when a quick-thinking ten-year old girl saved a toddler from getting hit by a bullet.

The 3-year-old boy’s parents were selling honey at a stand called Honey Ladies.

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When the gunman came over a fence, he shot the toddlers parents, according to a relative.

The couple survived by playing dead, and staying on the ground.


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The girl said she saw the boy just standing there, frozen in shock.

That’s when she ran to him and pulled him under a table, to safety.

She said she locked eyes with the gunman, but he kept moving.

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Neither of the children were hurt.