Jason Coffman sobbed as he told reporters that authorities said his son, Cody, was one of 12 people killed at Borderline Bar & Grill during its weekly "College Country Night". Dean told the Los Angeles Times that the amount of blood within the vicinity made it hard to determine whether Long killed himself or was shot to death by police.
There was no known motive. I hear chairs being thrown out the window, people were trying to get out the window and the gunman went to the, he went behind the cash register.there was probably 12 shots before I got out the front door, ' John said. "Obviously he had some sort of issues".
Justin Meek, 23, was a recent California Lutheran University graduate.
Dean labeled Helus, who was set to retire next year, a "hero"; Helus was shot several times and died at an area hospital early Thursday morning. "Oh, Cody, I love you, son".
"Ron's selfless, heroic actions will never be forgotten", the statement read.
"It's a horrific scene in there. There is blood everywhere". He felt compelled to comfort victims of Wednesday night's shooting and show his support but the pain from his wounds so long ago is still fresh.
Orfanos' mother made a bone-chilling plea to the public during an interview with KABC-TV on Thursday.
"They hid up in the attic, they hid in the bathroom", Dean said, describing the scene as "like hell".
Dean told reporters that officers had gone to Long's home in April in response to a disturbance call and had found him to be agitated.
People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after gun fire was heard, October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas.
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A visibly distraught man was seen entering the building.
On Wednesday night, Long, a former Marine, stormed into the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks and unleashed a hail of bullets before turning the gun on himself.
Nearly exactly a year after the Route 91 country music festival mass shooting in Las Vegas that resulted in over 50 deaths, twelve people were killed when a masked gunman opened fire at Borderline Bar & Grill, a popular college student hangout in Thousand Oaks, California that was hosting its weekly 18-and-over College Country Night.
President Donald Trump is blaming mental illness for the California bar shooting that left 13 people dead, including the shooter.
Trump touted his efforts to fund PTSD among veterans but he declined to engage on questions on whether the nation needed stricter gun control laws.
"We must find a way to stop the senseless, and many times preventable killings that are robbing our country of innocent lives", he said on Twitter.
Dean identified the suspect as Ian David Long, a Marine Corps veteran and resident of Thousand Oaks, an upscale city northwest of Los Angeles.
"How many more times is this going to happen?" a woman in Thousand Oaks asks on behalf of every American. "It doesn't matter how safe your community is".
"He had flawless form", bar patron Teylor Whittler told Fox News.
The police captain also did not know whether the gunman had been "neutralised" or not calling the situation "fluid".