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  • The Human Scanner: Twitter User Warned Others About Borderline Bar Shooting, California Wildfires

    11/25/2018 12:56:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    One Simi Valley, California man is being credited with providing thousands of people in Southern California with information relating to the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting and the Woosley Fire. For the last 10 years Thomas Gorden, 22, has listened to police scanners and tweeted pertinent information on his Twitter account. But things were different this time.On November 7th, when the shooting in Thousand Oaks took place, Gorden knew the situation was different. "When (officers) went inside and said they're going to need a lot of ambulances, that's when I realized this was a mass shooting," Gorden told The Los Angeles Times. From...
  • Finding Thanksgiving in the Borderline Tragedy

    11/25/2018 5:41:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2018 | David Spady
    The original Thanksgiving observance in 1621 was a celebration of the Pilgrim’s survival following a difficult winter during which 46 of 102 original colonists had perished. It was a time to reflect back on the great difficulty they had experienced and celebrate how their community was able to recover and endure. Two weeks ago, on November 7th at 11:30pm, my phone rang. I listened as my wife informed me that there had been a shooting at Borderline, a popular country-themed restaurant and dance club that our two oldest children frequent most Wednesday evenings for College Night. She said our son...
  • Report: Ian Long Posted Messages on Instagram During Shooting Rampage

    11/09/2018 2:29:34 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-9-18 | Charlie Nash
    According to TMZ, Long was “on social media as he shot a dozen people dead, and, based on what we now know, it sounds like they were revenge killings.” TMZ reports that law enforcement officials told the site that Long held his gun in one hand and his phone in the other, posting messages throughout the rampage....... .....TMZ states that it learned from a high school classmate of Long’s that he was the victim of bullying in school, leading to a possible motive for the crime. According to the report, Long was a regular at the Borderline Bar & Grill...
  • Mother of Thousand Oaks Shooting Victim: ‘I Want Gun Control’

    11/08/2018 4:44:49 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 85 replies
    https://www.thedailybeast.com ^ | 08 November 2018 | unknown
    The mother of a man who survived the Las Vegas shooting but was killed in the Thousand Oaks shooting Wednesday night told local reporters that she wanted policy change over thoughts and prayers for her son's death. “My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home. He didn’t come home last night, and I don’t want prayers. I don’t want thoughts,”
  • NYT’s Nicholas Kristof Blames NRA for Thousand Oaks Shooting, Ignores California Gun Control Fail

    11/08/2018 2:32:59 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Nov 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof blamed the NRA for the Thousand Oaks, California, shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill but ignored the litany of California gun control laws that failed to prevent the attack. The opening two paragraphs of Kristof’s column set the stage: Another needless tragedy in America: This time a gunman opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., killing at least 12 people and injuring many more. These horrors happen far more often in America than in other advanced countries partly because of the outsize political influence of the National Rifle Association. N.R.A. candidates...
  • Report: Mental Health Team Chose Not to Commit Ian Long Earlier This Year

    11/08/2018 2:28:26 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Nov 201 | AWR Hawkins
    A mental health crisis team chose not to involuntarily commit Thousand Oaks gunman Ian David Long for mental health evaluation and treatment in April of this year. CBS News reports the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office had numerous encounters with former Marine Ian David Long before he opened fire inside the Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday night. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said they went to Long’s residence in April in response to a disturbance call. The Los Angeles Times reports that who went to Long’s house in April noted he was “irate and acting irrationally.” A “mental health crisis team...
  • TV Alaina Housley, 18-Year-Old Niece of Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley, Dies in California Shooting

    11/08/2018 4:17:44 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    People ^ | November 8, 2018 | JODI GUGLIELMI
    Tamera Mowry-Housley and husband Adam Housley’s niece Alaina died in the shooting at a college bar in Thousand Oaks, California. She was 18. “Our hearts are broken. We just learned that our niece Alaina was one of the victims of last night’s shooting at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks,” the Real host and former Fox News correspondent tell PEOPLE in a statement. “Alaina was an incredible young woman with so much life ahead of her and we are devastated that her life was cut short in this manner. We thank everyone for your prayers and ask for privacy at this...
  • Tattooed trenchcoat-wearing ex-Marine, 28, is identified as gunman who massacred 12 (T)

    11/08/2018 8:47:58 AM PST · by rktman · 71 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11/8/2018 | Jennifer Smith Connor Boyd
    Full title/header: Tattooed trenchcoat-wearing ex-Marine, 28, is identified as gunman who massacred twelve people during student night at country bar: Suspect killed himself after hurling smoke grenades onto dance floor and slaying cop in California xxx xxxx, 28, opened fire at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Southern California, at 11.20pm He was dressed in all-black and let off at least 30 shots from a pistol with an extended magazine Witnesses said Long also let off smoke grenades to confuse the terrified crowds In April, police and mental health specialists were called to Long's home after a disturbance but...
  • Tattooed trenchcoat-wearing gunman, 29, identified

    11/08/2018 6:58:16 AM PST · by nuconvert · 173 replies
    Ian Long, 29, opened fire at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Southern California, at 11.20pm
  • CA Bar shooting leaves 12 dead, including police sergeant

    11/08/2018 6:41:53 AM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/08/18 | Katherine Lam, Stephen Sorace
    Without saying a word, a mysterious man in black clutching a semi-automatic pistol opened fire on a California bar packed with college students celebrating "country night" Wednesday — claiming the lives of at least 12 patrons, including a veteran sheriff's sergeant nearing retirement, before officers found the gunman dead. Hundreds of people -- including students from California Lutheran University, private Christian school Pepperdine University and California State University Channel Islands -- were inside Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., for the country music event when shots suddenly rang out at about 11:20 p.m., Ventura County police said. Police...
  • Thousand Oaks: 'Multiple fatalities' at California bar shooting

    11/08/2018 3:05:18 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 42 replies
    BBC ^ | November 8, 2018
    Captain Garo Kuredjian: 'There is no threat to the general public' Police say there are "multiple fatalities" after a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Reports say the shooting began at about 23:20 local time on Wednesday at the Borderline Bar and Grill about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles. Officials have confirmed the suspect is now dead, and have said there were at least 11 victims in the attack. At least 200 people were reportedly inside the bar attending a college country music night at the time. "When deputies arrived they heard shots being fired, it...
  • Multiple Victims Reported in Shooting at T.O. Bar (Thousand Oaks, CA)

    11/08/2018 12:26:21 AM PST · by kristinn · 169 replies
    Ventura County Star | Updated 12:14 a.m. PT Nov. 8, 2018 | Staff reports
    USA Today property so headline and link only.Other reports state suspect is a Middle Eastern male in his twenties with a long beard who shot a security guard then threw smoke grenades then kept firing. Used a "big handgun" according to a witness on ABC7 in Los Angeles.
  • Many dead as trenchcoat-wearing gunman storms 'student night' at country bar and shoots at least 11

    11/08/2018 3:02:08 AM PST · by Enterprise · 110 replies
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8 November 2018 | Connor Boyd
    A gunman has opened fire at a country music bar during a student night in the city of Thousand Oaks, California, injuring at least 11 people and killing several. The shooter stormed the Borderline Bar and Grill wearing a black trenchcoat armed with a pistol equipped with an extended magazine and smoke grenades and began targeting people as young as 18. Among the victims was a Ventura County deputy sheriff and a doorman - as well as a cashier and college students. The lifeless body of a suspected male victim was seen outside of the venue.