Mass shooting at bar in Borderline in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California

Mass Shooting At Borderline Bar & Grill In Thousand Oaks,Ventura County, California

Several people, including one officer, have reportedly been injured at a bar n’grill shooting in Thousand Oaks, California. A massive police presence is reported at the scene.

Law enforcement has told the LA Times that approximately 30 shots were fired and that victims were at multiple locations as they fled. 

Witnesses say the gunman opened fire first shot the guard at the door with a handgun. The alleged perpetrator then threw smoke bombs into the bar and continued shooting.

The suspect initially was reported to be inside the bar when officer arrived. Officers were advised that the suspect was a Middle Eastern man in his early 20s wearing all black clothing and with a beard. 

Authorities have now identified the gunman as Marine veteran Ian David Long, 28, of Newbury Park, in the shooting that killed 12 at bar in California.

Ian David Long, 28, of Newbury Park

At 11:55 p.m., officers reported that a man matching the suspect’s description was on the ground at the scene outside a window at the bar. It was unclear whether the man was the shooter or a victim or whether he had been wounded. 

A hotline has been established for those seeking information about their loved ones, according to the Ventura County Fire Department, which urged people to call (805) 465-6650.

It remains unclear if the man was a shooter, or the victim, or if he had been wounded. 

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