MASS SHOOTING: "College Country Night" in California

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TeeRoy's 2 Cents:

  • Here we go again. It's the deadliest mass shooting in America in 12 days.
  • We don't know anything yet about the shooter or his motivation, but investigators will piece all of that together.
  • The data analysis website Niche recently named Thousand Oaks, California the third-safest city in America.
  • The Gun Violence Archive lists this as a the 307th mass shooting in America this year.
  • According to Fox News, some survivors of last year's mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas were inside the club at the time.
 


(UPDATE 9:50 a.m. ET): The gunman has been ID'd as 28-year-old Ian Long, a former Marine.

(UPDATE 9:40 a.m. ET): President Trump has been briefed on the shooting and tweeted, "God bless all of the victims and families of the victims. Thank you to Law Enforcement."

(UPDATE 7:10 a.m. ET): According to Sheriff Geoff Dean, the shooter has not been named but is described as a white man with a handgun. He says the gunman was already dead by the time officers arrived and it's believed he turned the gun on himself.  

A shooter stormed a nightclub outside Los Angeles killing at least 12, including a law enforcement officer, and injuring more than a dozen others.

Every Wednesday night at the Borderline Bar & Grill is college night playing country music. The suspect fired two warning shoots around midnight before opening fire in the crowd of hundreds of young people dancing and drinking. 

Officers arrived within minutes. The first Sheriff's Sergeant entering the nightclub was shot multiple times and died an hour later in the hospital.

The suspect is confirmed dead. The scene is clear. FBI and Ventura Country Sheriffs are investigating. 

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