12 People Killed In Mass Shooting At California Bar
Tragedy struck in Thousand Oaks, California late Wednesday night as a gunman entered a bar and opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring many others.
Folks in the area came out to the bar to attend the college country music night. 200 people were reportedly inside the Borderline Bar and Grill enjoying the event when a gunman, who apparently was dressed in black, attacked the innocent party-goers.
It was reported that at least 30 shots were fired, police told the Los Angeles Times. Witnesses said the man fired several shots from a handgun before throwing smoke bombs into the crowded bar. 12 people were confirmed dead including the gunman.
As of right now, it is not yet clear how the gunman died and authorities do not know his name or have any idea of a motive.
Among the dead was a 29-year veteran sheriff’s sergeant, authorities confirm. The sergeant was due to retire next year, authorities said.
Many more people had more minor injuries, including some that came from the attempt to flee.
Police are currently investigating the scene. We will continue to keep you updated on this news.
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