Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting

Lester Mason
November 9, 2018

When a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas a year ago, Telemachus Orfanos somehow survived.

It was just before 1am when Jason Coffman was told by some of his son's friends that there had been a shooting at Borderline Bar, a venue he knew his 22-year-old by Cody was at.

When the shooting was over, 13 were dead, including the shooter who was found by responding officers.

At least 11 people were wounded in a shooting in a crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California, reports CBS Los Angeles. "The second time around doesn't get any easier".

Kelly, a 22-year-old Marine, said he heard "pop, pop" and instantly knew it was gunfire.

"The chills go up your spine".

"He talked a lot about the isolation that veterans feel when they return home without continuity or consistency, and he just wanted to extend his [arms] around whoever else felt that", she said.

"He was killed last night at Borderline", his mother, Susan Orfanos, told The New York Times. "It's something that I wish I was OK to do, but unfortunately I can't, so that's why I'm making sure that he gets remembered", King said. "I don't want thoughts". One came after he was involved in a traffic collision. He said he thought their injuries were minor, and that majority were likely injured as they escaped, some by breaking windows.


An American flag hung on the garage at Long's home on Thursday as law enforcement gathered outside. Two of his friends were among those killed.

In April, Champion spoke about surviving the Las Vegas shooting in an interview with Billboard Magazine.

There were hundreds of people packed inside Borderline Bar and Grill when a gunman burst inside throwing smoke grenades and firing dozens of rounds, witnesses and authorities said.

"I can't believe I'm saying this again", Molly Maurer posted on Facebook. "That's the stuff I'm truly going to miss", he said. "You just don't expect it to happen in Thousand Oaks". On his other arm Thursday, he still had his wristband from the California bar.

"I see that girl every single time I'm there", witness Holden Harrah told CNN, fighting back tears. Armed with a knife in case an attacker came in, he hunkered down and waited with 40 other people for four hours. "As soon as we heard a break in the shooting we knew he was reloading and we threw a couple of bar stools through the closest to us so we could get out". It's something I had been setting myself up for, and then after the event, it really went into overdrive.

Additional units, including SWAT personnel arrived on the scene minutes later and found 11 victims and the deceased gunman.

Kelly said he'll be looking to God for comfort in the coming weeks and months.

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