Thousand Oaks victims include college student, law enforcement officer

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WPLG—At least 12 lives were cut short on Wednesday when a gunman stormed a Southern California bar and opened fire. Here's what we know about the people who died in the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, was hoping to retire in the next year or so. He loved spending time with his son fishing in the Sierras, friend and colleague Sgt. Eric Buschow said. He is survived by his son and wife. Policing was in...

‘She deserved better.’ Pepperdine student from Napa among Thousand Oaks victims. In August, Alaina Housley packed her bags and left her childhood home in Napa. She was following in her father and mother's footsteps all the way to Pepperdine University in Malibu to start her first year of college. But on Wednesday night, her dreams of pursuing music and becoming a lawyer ended abruptly when a masked gunman entered a bar in Thousand Oaks, tossed a smoke bomb into the crowd of college students and fatally shot 12 people, including Housley. The shooter then turned the gun on...