Games National

The Latest: Niece of “Sister Sister” actress among victims

The Latest: Notifications coming about bar dead and injured

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Newest on the capturing at a Southern California bar that killed 12 individuals (all occasions native):

12:15 p.m.

“Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband say their 18-year-old niece was among these killed within the Southern California mass capturing.

The actress and her husband Adam Housely confirmed Thursday that Alaina Housely was killed within the capturing at Borderline Bar & Grill within the metropolis of Thousand Oaks.

They are saying their “hearts are broken” and say they’re “devastated that her life was cut short in this manner.”

They referred to as Alaina Housely “an incredible young woman with so much life ahead of her.”

A suitemate of Housely at Pepperdine College stated on Twitter earlier Thursday that Housely was among a gaggle of ladies who went dancing on the bar and had not returned.

Adam Housley is a former Fox Information correspondent.

___

11:45 a.m.

A 23-year-old man has been recognized as one of the dozen individuals killed within the mass capturing at a Southern California bar.

California Lutheran College says in a press release that the household of current graduate Justin Meek says he’s among the lifeless.

A gunman attacked Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday throughout a rustic music dance night time.

Different victims recognized earlier are 22-year-old Cody Coffman, whose father says he was about to hitch the Military, and Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who was shot a number of occasions in an change of gunfire with the attacker.

Authorities say the gunman, 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy, additionally was discovered lifeless.

He’s believed to have killed himself.

___

11:35 a.m.

Group leaders in Thousand Oaks, California, have established a fund to assist victims of the mass capturing that killed a dozen individuals at a rustic music dance occasion at an area bar.

Officers on Thursday introduced the institution of the Conejo Valley Victims Fund. It was launched with a $100,000 donation from the regionally based mostly Conrad N. Hilton Basis and $250,000 from the Amgen biotechnology firm, which is headquartered in Thousand Oaks.

The fund is being administered by way of the Ventura County Group Basis and might be discovered on its web site at https://vccf.org/

Officers say 100 % of the funds donated will go to assist victims’ households.

___

11:15 a.m.

A hearse carrying the physique of a Southern California sheriff’s deputy slain in a mass capturing has arrived on the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

Hundreds of individuals stood alongside the route or pulled over alongside U.S. 101 Thursday as an extended motorcade escorted the physique of Sgt. Ron Helus some 25 miles (40 kilometers) from a hospital in Thousand Oaks to the coroner’s facility within the metropolis of Ventura.

Regulation enforcement officers and firefighters saluted at consideration and crowds of space residents gathered alongside streets. County helicopters flew overhead.

Helus was shot a number of occasions as he and a California Freeway Patrol officer exchanged gunfire with a person who attacked employees and patrons at a Thousand Oaks bar the place a rustic music dance occasion was underway Wednesday night time.

Helus and 11 different individuals have been killed. The gunman additionally died and authorities consider he killed himself.

___

10:50 a.m.

The rock group America says it has postponed its present on the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza out of respect for victims of Wednesday’s mass capturing at a close-by bar.

The group says Thursday night time’s present might be rescheduled to a later date.

In a message from their publicist, founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell provided their “deepest sympathies” to household and pals of these killed and injured.

The band recognized for songs like “Ventura Highway” and “A Horse With No Name” is at present on a U.S. tour.

America was based in London in 1970 by Beckley, Bunnell and former member Dan Peek.

____

10:10 a.m.

The physique of a veteran sheriff’s sergeant fatally shot whereas responding to a Southern California mass capturing is being taken in a procession from a hospital to a coroner’s workplace.

A regulation enforcement motorcade is offering an escort Thursday because the physique of Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus is pushed about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from a hospital in Thousand Oaks to a coroner’s facility within the metropolis of Ventura.

Firefighters are honoring Helus with an enormous U.S. flag raised by two ladder vans over the route. Individuals are lining streets because the hearse passes.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says Helus was shot a number of occasions in an trade of gunfire with a person who attacked the Borderline Bar and Grill late Wednesday throughout a rustic music dance night time fashionable with school college students.

Eleven different individuals have been killed and the gunman is believed to have taken his personal life.

___

10:07 a.m.

Jason Coffman sobbed as he informed reporters that authorities informed him that his oldest son Cody Coffman was killed within the capturing.

Jason Coffman stated he talked to his 22-year-old son simply earlier than he went to the bar Wednesday night time.

He says he advised his son to not drink and drive and that the very last thing he stated to his son was: “I love you.”

Coffman says his son leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter and that he was the large brother that his two youthful brothers and soon-to-be-born daughter wanted.

___

10:05 a.m.

A father has recognized his 22-year-old son as among the 12 individuals killed within the capturing rampage at a California bar.

Jason Coffman says his son Cody Coffman has been recognized among the victims.

The victims have been shot and killed late Wednesday by the gunman who opened hearth on the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was holding a weekly nation music dance night time for school college students.

A Ventura County sheriff’s sergeant who responded to the capturing has additionally been recognized as among the lifeless.

The shooter has been recognized as 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy. He was discovered lifeless and is believed to have killed himself.

___

9:35 a.m.

The mayor of Thousand Oaks, California, says next-of-kin notifications are being ready concerning the individuals who have been killed and injured on the mass capturing inside a bar within the metropolis.

Mayor Andrew Fox says it’s going to be a “very difficult day for many people.”

Twelve individuals have been shot and killed late Wednesday by the gunman who opened hearth on the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was holding a weekly nation music dance night time for school college students.

A Ventura County sheriff’s sergeant who responded to the capturing has been recognized as among the lifeless. The names of the opposite 11 individuals who have been slain haven’t been made public.

The shooter has been recognized as 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy. He additionally was discovered lifeless and is believed to have killed himself.

___

9:25 a.m.

“Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband are on the lookout for their lacking niece following the mass capturing on the Southern California bar.

A Pepperdine College suitemate of the couple’s freshman niece, Alaina Housley, went on Twitter to say her good friend was lacking and provided an outline of what she was sporting.

Mowry-Housley responded by figuring out herself as Housley’s aunt and sought to contact the suitemate immediately.

Authorities say a gunman killed 12 individuals, together with a sheriff’s sergeant, Wednesday night time at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks.

Housley’s suitemate stated on Twitter that Housely was among a gaggle of ladies who went dancing on the bar and has not returned.

Mowry-Housley’s husband, former Fox Information correspondent Adam Housley, additionally took to Twitter to ask: “Please pray if you believe….pray.”

___

9:15 a.m.

The gunman who killed 12 individuals at a Southern California bar was a Marine who served one fight tour in Afghanistan.

The Marine Corps says 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy was deployed to Afghanistan for seven months, from Nov. 16, 2010, to June 14, 2011.

He was within the Marines from August 2008 till March 2013, serving as a machine gunner and incomes the rank of corporal in August 2011.

The Marine Corps says Lengthy earned a number of awards, together with a Fight Motion Ribbon and a Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, third Marine Regiment, Third Marine Division in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Authorities say Lengthy opened hearth throughout school night time at a Thousand Oaks nation music bar on Wednesday night time, killing 12 and sending tons of fleeing earlier than apparently taking his personal life.

___

9 a.m.

A neighbor of the suspect within the California bar capturing says the suspect lived together with his mom in a neighborhood about 5 miles (eight kilometers) from the bar the place the capturing occurred.

Tom Hanson lives subsequent door to the mom of Ian David Lengthy. Authorities say Lengthy shot himself after killing 12 individuals on the bar within the metropolis of Thousand Oaks.

Hanson says he referred to as the police about six months in the past when he heard loud banging and shouting come from Lengthy’s residence.

Hanson stated he heard “heavy duty banging” adopted by shouting and extra banging, “then it would get quiet and then it would start over again.”

Hanson says he referred to as sheriff’s deputies and that a deputy arrived and took info however he by no means discovered what occurred after the incident.

Hanson has lived in his home for 40 years and stated Lengthy and his mom moved in between 12 and 15 years in the past.

He says that Lengthy stored to himself and performed baseball when he was youthful.

___

eight:30 a.m.

The veteran lawman slain whereas responding to a mass capturing at a Southern California bar is being described as “cop’s cop.”

Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus was shot late Wednesday when he entered Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, the place a weekly nation music dance night time for school college students was being held.

A good friend, Sgt. Eric Buschow, says Helus took on some of the hardest assignments, was on the SWAT workforce for a lot of his profession and labored in narcotics and investigations.

Buschow says Helus was married with a grown son.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says the report of the capturing got here as Helus was on the telephone together with his spouse.

The sheriff says Helus advised her, “Hey I gotta go handle a call. I love you. I’ll talk to you later.”

___

eight:15 a.m.

President Donald Trump has ordered that the U.S. flag be flown at half-staff in respect for the victims of the capturing at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Trump ordered the flag be flown at half-staff till sundown Saturday on the White Home and on all public buildings, army posts, naval stations and aboard all U.S. naval vessels.

He additionally directed the flag to be flown at half-staff in any respect U.S. embassies and army bases and naval stations overseas.

Authorities say a hooded gunman wearing all black opened hearth Wednesday night time on the Southern California bar, killing 12 individuals and sending a whole lot fleeing in terror.

___

7:59 a.m.

Authorities hope a search of a gunman’s house will present details about the motive for a capturing that killed 12 individuals at a Southern California bar.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says Ian David Lengthy first shot a safety guard, different employees close to the door after which patrons late Wednesday within the metropolis of Thousand Oaks.

The sheriff says there is no indication he particularly focused staff, however he expects to study extra when a search warrant is served at Lengthy’s house within the close by group of Newbury Park.

Deputies and FBI brokers on Thursday morning have been at a modest single household house believed be Lengthy’s in a neighborhood of homes with well-manicured lawns.

___

7:40 a.m.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says the gunman who killed 12 individuals at a Southern California bar used a pistol.

Dean says 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy was armed with a Glock 21, a .45-caliber handgun designed to carry 10 rounds plus one within the chamber.

However the sheriff says the gun had an prolonged journal that’s unlawful in California. The sheriff says he doesn’t know what number of rounds that journal can maintain.

The gunman attacked employees and patrons at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday.

The bar west of Los Angeles was holding a weekly nation music dance night time that draws space school college students.

One of these killed was sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who was minimize down when he tried to enter the membership with Freeway Patrol officers responding to the gunfire. The others killed haven’t been recognized.

One different individual suffered a gunshot wound and as many as 15 others suffered minor accidents from leaping out home windows and diving beneath tables.

___

7:10 a.m.

Authorities have recognized the suspect in a mass capturing at a Southern California bar as 28-year-old Ian David Lengthy.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says Lengthy is believed to have killed himself late Wednesday on the Borderline Bar and Grill within the metropolis of Thousand Oaks.

Dean says his division had a number of earlier contacts with the previous Marine together with a name to his residence in April, when deputies discovered him appearing irate and irrationally.

The sheriff says a psychological well being disaster workforce was referred to as at the moment and concluded that Lengthy didn’t must be taken into custody.

Dean says the opposite prior encounters have been a visitors accident and an incident when he was the sufferer of a battery at a bar.

Lengthy was discovered lifeless within the Borderline Bar and Grill after 12 individuals have been shot to demise late Wednesday.

___

6:50 a.m.

The Southern California bar the place a gunman killed 12 individuals says on its web site that it has been in operation for greater than 25 years.

The Borderline Bar and Grill says it has the most important nation dance corridor and reside music venue in Ventura County, which is north of Los Angeles.

The bar was holding its common “College Country Nights” Wednesday night time when the gunman wearing black opened hearth contained in the bar.

The bar consists of a big dance corridor with a stage and a pool room together with a number of smaller areas for consuming and consuming.

It’s in style with college students from close by California Lutheran College who take pleasure in nation music.

It’s also near a number of different universities, together with California State College Channel Islands in Camarillo, Pepperdine College in Malibu and Moorpark School in Moorpark.

___

6:20 a.m.

California Lutheran College has canceled courses following a capturing at close by bar the place some of the school’s college students have been attending a rustic music dance night time.

The Cal Lutheran web site says the college group is invited to collect Thursday on the faculty’s chapel.

The college is a brief drive from the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks the place authorities say a gunman killed 12 individuals, together with a sheriff’s sergeant, Wednesday night time. The gunman was additionally discovered lifeless.

Cal Lutheran has greater than three,000 undergraduate college students and greater than 1,300 graduate college students.

___

6 a.m.

The Borderline Bar & Grill is a few 10-minute drive from California Lutheran College, the place college students began receiving messages concerning the capturing proper after it began.

Cal Lutheran scholar physique president Nick Steinwender informed KTLA-TV he and his roommate went to the scene to supply rides again to campus and ethical help and there have been already different college students from the college there.

Steinwender says “it just feels like it’s an attack on our community.”

___

5:15 a.m.

A regulation enforcement official says authorities have recognized the gunman and the handgun he used to kill 12 individuals at a Southern California bar.

The official informed The Related Press the person was 29 years previous and deployed a smoke system and used a .45-caliber handgun when he opened hearth contained in the Borderline Bar & Grill late Wednesday in Thousand Oaks, north of Los Angeles.

The official declined to offer another particulars, talking on situation of anonymity for lack of authorization to publicly talk about the investigation.

Authorities and witnesses say the gunman wore darkish clothes and did not say something as he fired contained in the bar. Lots of of individuals fled, some breaking home windows and leaping out of second-floor home windows to flee.

— Related Press Author Michael Balsamo in Washington.

___

5:05 a.m.

Video accessed by The Related Press exhibits gripping photographs on the scene of a mass capturing at a California bar.

A number of rounds of gunfire may be heard as a terrified witness runs out of the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks.

Police automobiles are seen arriving and an armed officer takes up place outdoors the bar. Three males rush out carrying a bloodied fourth particular person. They attempt to stem the bleeding of what seems to be a gunshot wound.

A sheriff says 13 individuals have been killed, together with a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman.

___

5 a.m.

President Donald Trump is providing condolences after a mass capturing at a Southern California bar.

Trump stated on Twitter Thursday that he has been “fully briefed on the terrible shooting.” He praised regulation enforcement, saying “Great bravery shown by police” and stated “God bless all of the victims and families of the victims.”

A gunman opened hearth on a crowd at a rustic dance bar holding a weekly “college night” Wednesday night time. The mass capturing killed 12 individuals and despatched a whole lot fleeing in terror. The gunman was later discovered lifeless on the scene.

Regulation enforcement stated the lifeless from the capturing included 11 individuals contained in the bar and a sheriff’s sergeant who was the primary officer contained in the door.

___

four:55 a.m.

A survivor of the California bar capturing says the gunman was sporting a black hoodie and holding a handgun as he opened hearth.

Cole Knapp is a freshman at Moorpark School and was contained in the Borderline Bar & Grill when the capturing started.

He says he tried to get as many individuals to cowl as he might. He says he fled by means of an exit door to a closed patio the place he advised individuals “everybody get over the fence as quickly as you can,” and adopted them over.

Then he says he discovered a freeway patrol officer close by who simply occurred to tug somebody over, and he screamed to him, “there’s a shooter in there!”

Knapp says the officer “was kind of in disbelief,” then noticed he was critical. He says he has buddies who have not been accounted for.

___

four:15 a.m.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean choked again tears as he described the sheriff’s sergeant killed in a mass capturing at a California bar.

The sheriff stated Sgt. Ron Helus undoubtedly saved lives by moving into to confront the gunman. He says Helus was the primary responder and was instantly hit with a number of gunshots.

He says a freeway patrolman pulled out Helus and waited for a SWAT staff as scores of different officers converged on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks at about 11:20 p.m.

By the point they entered the bar once more the gunfire had stopped, they usually discovered 12 individuals lifeless inside, together with the gunman. He says Helus was later declared lifeless at a hospital.

Dean says Helus was his longtime good friend and health club companion and deliberate to retire quickly after 29 years with the drive. He leaves a spouse and son.

The sheriff says he informed Helus’ spouse “he died a hero because he went in to save lives.”

___

three:50 a.m.

Survivors of the bar capturing are describing moments of panic and heroism as a gunman turned a dance flooring right into a killing zone.

Nineteen-year-old Erika Sigman discovered herself hiding with a gaggle of strangers, they usually have been holding her arms.

She says “there is a lot of bad in this world, but there is also a lot of good and people will help.”

A sheriff says 13 individuals have been killed on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, together with a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman.

___

three a.m.

A sheriff says 13 individuals are lifeless, together with a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman, after a capturing inside a crowded Southern California bar late Wednesday.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus responded to the scene and was shot after he entered the constructing. He died at a hospital early Thursday.

Authorities didn’t say how the gunman died.

Dean says round 10 different individuals have been shot and wounded. No different info on the victims was instantly recognized.

Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Capt. Garo Kuredjian stated the primary stories of photographs fired got here round 11:20 p.m. on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

The bar’s web site says its hosts “College Country Night” each Wednesday. Police stated tons of have been inside when the capturing occurred.

___

2 a.m.

Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Eric Buschow says the gunman is lifeless inside a Southern California bar the place 11 individuals have been injured late Wednesday.

Authorities say a responding deputy was shot and brought to a hospital. No different info on the victims was instantly recognized. 

Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Capt. Garo Kuredjian stated the primary reviews of photographs fired got here round 11:20 p.m. on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

The bar’s web site says its hosts “College Country Night” each Wednesday. Police stated a whole lot have been inside when the capturing occurred.

___

1:35 a.m.

A sheriff’s captain says at the least 11 individuals — together with a responding deputy — have been shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened hearth in a Southern California bar full of school college students.

Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Capt. Garo Kuredjian stated at a information convention early Thursday that the wounded sheriff’s deputy was taken to a hospital. He couldn’t instantly present info on the extent of the victims’ accidents or if any others had been hospitalized.

The sheriff’s spokesman says the primary studies of photographs fired got here round 11:20 p.m. on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

The bar’s web site says its hosts “College Country Night” each Wednesday. Witnesses stated many of these inside have been school college students.

___

12:50 a.m.

A sheriff’s captain says at the least six individuals have been shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened hearth in a crowded Southern California bar.

Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Capt. Garo Kuredjian stated at a information convention early Thursday that a sheriff’s deputy was additionally shot and brought to a hospital. He couldn’t instantly present info on the extent of the victims’ accidents.

The sheriff’s spokesman says the primary reviews of photographs fired got here round 11:20 p.m. on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. He stated responding deputies might hear gunshots as they arrived on scene.

Authorities are nonetheless treating it as an lively shooter scene.

No different info was instantly out there.

___

12:35 p.m.

Authorities say there have been a number of accidents — together with one officer — after a person opened hearth in Southern California bar late Wednesday.

Police inform the Ventura County Star that the preliminary report got here round 11:20 p.m. that a man opened hearth on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the victims’ accidents wasn’t instantly recognized.

Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Capt. Garo Kuredjian stated late Wednesday that it was nonetheless “a very active scene.”

Witnesses inform ABC Information that a man fired a number of photographs from a handgun earlier than tossing smoke bombs and beginning to hearth once more.

Police inform the Los Angeles Occasions that at the least 30 photographs have been fired.

___

12:30 a.m.

Witnesses say a person fired a number of photographs from a handgun earlier than tossing smoke bombs right into a crowded bar in Southern California early Thursday.

Authorities say a number of individuals have been injured within the capturing on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the victims’ accidents wasn’t instantly recognized.

A person who says he was within the bar tells ABC information stories that he noticed a person shoot into the gang.

Police inform the Los Angeles Occasions that a minimum of 30 photographs have been fired.

The Occasions reviews that there have been a number of studies of photographs fired and other people hit. Regulation enforcement and emergency crews have been flooding the scene.

Authorities urged the general public to keep away from the world.

___

12:20 a.m.

Authorities say a number of individuals have been injured at a capturing at a bar in Southern California on Wednesday night time.

Police inform the Los Angeles Occasions that no less than 30 photographs have been fired on the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the sufferer’s accidents has not but been launched.

The Occasions reviews that there have been a number of studies of photographs fired and other people hit. Regulation enforcement and emergency crews have been flooding the scene.

Authorities urged the general public to keep away from the world.

window.fbAsyncInit = perform()
FB.init(
appId : ”,
xfbml : true,
model : ‘v2.1’
);
;

(perform(d, s, id)
var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];
if (d.getElementById(id)) return;
js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id;
js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js”;
fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);
(doc, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));

Recent Comments

    Categories