fox8.com—THOUSAND OAKS, California — Authorities say at least 13 people, including a sheriff’s sergeant and the suspect, are dead after the gunman opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said at a news conference early Thursday there were “multiple other” victims of different levels of injury who were taken to local hospitals. Dean identified the slain deputy as Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year member of the force who was to retire next year. He has […]
At Least 13 Dead, Including Gunman, In Shooting at Southern California Bar. Twelve people were killed by a hooded gunman at the Borderline Bar & Grill, a country dance bar in Thousand Oaks, California on Wednesday night. That number includes the first officer in the door, Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus. Politico reports that hundreds fled the scene, using bar stools to break windows and escape. Many sustained injuries. The gunman is also dead, though authorities have yet to reveal how he died, his name or motive.