A mass shooting has happened at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California.
Here are the current details. Updates will be made as they come in.
- 13 fatalities, including the shooter and sheriff’s sergeant Ron Helus, have been confirmed by police.
- Police estimate an additional 10-15 injuries.
- The bar was crowded; tonight was “College Country” night.
- Borderline Bar and Grill is a country-western themed bar.
- Multiple eyewitness accounts say the shooter entered the bar with a purpose and just started shooting.
- Shooter may have used smoke bombs.
- Patrons broke windows to escape as the shooter remained close to the exit.
- Early on, it appears the only weapon used was a handgun.