Mourners hold vigils for California shooting victims

Lester Mason
November 10, 2018

This time, the shooting was at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, at another country music event.

Kelly said living through Vegas changed his life and doesn't know how a second mass shooting will affect him down the road.

Long was "the victim of a battery" at a bar in Thousand Oaks in January 2015, Dean said.

The gunman was identified as Ian Long, ...

Ian David Long killed 12 people at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles, on Wednesday night.

Authorities said the.45 caliber Glock handgun used in the shooting was legally purchased.

He wore black clothes, a black baseball cap and a mask partially covering his face.

'I don't want prayers. "I'll talk to you later", he told her.

Authorities said hundreds of people were inside the bar when the gunfire rang out. "There is blood everywhere", Sheriff Dean told reporters.

In an interview with CNN early Thursday, Coffman said he hadn't heard from Cody since the shooting.

Dean said Long was a veteran of the United States marine corps. Associated Press writers Rebecca Boone in Boise, Idaho, and Christopher Weber in Thousand Oaks, contributed.

Long was seen by a mental health specialist in April who anxious the Marine veteran might have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Sheriff Geoff Dean, who choked back tears while talking about Helus, said his friend had been talking to his wife when the shooting call came in.

"(The deputy said), "Hey, I have to handle a call.

Teece, who also has PTSD, told Xinhua that the government should spend more money setting up mental hospitals for veterans to address their psychological problems. "It's particularly ironic that after surviving the worst mass shooting in modern history, he went on to be killed in his hometown", his father told the Ventura County Star. "The shooter killed someone who could have been his lifeline". He declined to engage in questions on whether the nation needs stricter gun control laws. It was uncomfortable timing for some in the genre, suddenly linked to the contentious issue of gun control - in a town where artists are encouraged to keep their political beliefs silent, so as not to alienate fans. She was an honors student in high school and played soccer and tennis.

The officer was on the phone to his wife when the emergency call came in, telling her: "Hey I gotta go handle a call".

The U.S. failure to bring down gun-related violence and the murder rate is a result of multiple factors, according to experts.

"The bottom line is the NRA owns most of the Republican party, and probably some of the Democratic Party as well".

He said his department had "several contacts" with Long over the years, for minor incidents including a traffic collision, and in 2015 when he was beaten up at a local bar.

America's electoral structure also lends NRA supporters outsize influence, as many gun-rights advocates live in rural areas where a few votes can swing a congressional election, experts said.

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