LATHROP (CBS13) – Family, friends, and the community are mourning the loss of nine men who were killed on Wednesday at a San Jose VTA light rail yard.
Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal worked at a VTA bus yard for 30 years. He worked considered everyone there his second family.READ MORE: Man Stabbed To Death In Truckee
Although upset, he agreed to talk to CBS13 over the phone.READ MORE: Caldor Fire Containment Remains at 71%
“VTA is my second family. Nine people lost their lives. I have no idea what triggered it,” he said.
Dhaliwal said he knew one of the victims and is mourning the loss of the man he considered a friend.MORE NEWS: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
Two family members, including his wife, are still working at VTA.
we’ll hear more about how that makes it even harder for him right now – tonight at 10.