The charges against the 15-year-old and 17-year-old have since been dropped by the Travis County District Attorney's Office.
Tune in to FOX 35 Plus on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for an encore presentation of our special coverage to commemorate the 5-year anniversary of the tragedy.
49 lives were lost and dozens were injured on June 12, 2016.
The nine victims range in age from 29 to 63. They are all men. Through their careers with VTA, their job titles included bus and light rail operators, mechanics, linemen and an assistant superintendent. One had worked for the agency since 1999.
The minutes-long attack at the VTA light rail yard was marked by both horror and heroism.
While a motive for the shooting has not been publicly revealed, VTA gunman Sam Cassidy's ex-wife said he had talked about killing people at work more than a decade ago.
A widow of less than one day described how her husband of 20 years - Alex Ward Fritch - died in her arms; he was the ninth casualty of a mass shooting at the VTA light rail yard, the worst Bay Area mass shooting since 1993.
The ex-girlfriend of VTA shooting suspect Sam Cassidy said he "exhibited major mood swings as result of bi-polar disorder," in court documents from the time they dated.
Surveillance video obtained by KTVU shows the moment 57-year-old Sam Cassidy left his San Jose home before storming into a work meeting at the VTA light rail yard and killed nine co-workers before killing himself.
The alleged gunman in a San Jose shooting that left 9 dead, including the shooter, was identified as a VTA employee. An ex-girlfriend called him abusive, co-workers called him “strange,” and at least one neighbor said he had a hot temper.
Kevin Elliot, 30, and Asia Hester, 25, have been identified as the two people who were killed when gunfire broke out at a large house party in Bridgeton New Jersey Saturday night. So far, one arrest has been made.
Two people have died and at least 12 other people sustained injuries after shots were fired at a large house party in Bridgeton, New Jersey late Saturday night.
Police in Cumberland County, New Jersey are investigating a shooting that left multiple people injured late Saturday night.
Grand juries in Fulton and Cherokee counties indicted Atlanta spa shootings suspect Robert Aaron Long on murder charges and he faces the death penalty in at least one county.
Colorado Springs police plan released the names of the victims who died in Sunday night’s mass shooting, including six adults as well as the shooter.
After a year of pandemic lockdowns, public mass shootings are back. For many, the fear of contracting an invisible virus is suddenly compounded by the forgotten yet more familiar fear of getting caught in a random act of violence.
The superintendent of the Florida school district where 17 students and staff died in a 2018 high school massacre was arrested Wednesday after investigators said he lied to a grand jury investigating events surrounding the shooting.
Indiana was one of the first states to enact a “red flag" gun law, though prosecutors said Monday the FedEx shooting suspect never had a hearing even after he was reported by his mother.
Coroners released the names of the victims of the shooting in Indianapolis late Friday. Four of them were members of Indianapolis' Sikh community — another blow to the Asian American community that comes a month after six people of Asian descent were killed in a mass shooting in the Atlanta area and amid ongoing attacks against Asian Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After a gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before killing himself in a late-night shooting Thursday at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport — President Joe Biden called on Congress to act immediately on gun control legislation.