What we know about the Thousand Oaks bar shooting

What we know about the Thousand Oaks bar shooting

The content of his posts is not known, although it could help authorities move closer to a motive, possibly of revenge. The sheriff believes Dean took his own life.

Investigators have not commented on whether mental illness played a role in the rampage.

New details surrounding the Thousand Oaks shooting that left twelve people dead reveal that it was possibly a revenge killing for Ian David Long.

Ventura County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran with a wife and son, was shot and killed inside.

Deputies found Long "was somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally" and called in a mental health specialist, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said.

Susan Schmidt-Orfanos, whose son, Telemachus Orfanos, was killed Wednesday night after surviving a mass shooting a year ago in Las Vegas, said she wanted gun control - not platitudes.

"Yeah... I'm insane, but the only thing you people do after these shootings is "hopes and prayers". or "keep you in my thoughts"... every time... and wonder why these keep happening", the writer of the Facebook post says.

The 28-year-old lived with his mother in Thousand Oaks, and neighbors said they would hear loud, aggressive fights between the two.

The officer was on the phone to his wife when the emergency call came in, telling her: "Hey I gotta go handle a call".

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A hooded gunman wearing all black opened fire at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, using a handgun and a smoke device to kill 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing, authorities said Thursday. But he declined to engage on questions on whether the nation needed stricter gun control laws. She described him as "the sweetest guy".

He saw a California Highway Patrol officer who had just pulled over a driver and shouted to him that there was shooter inside the building.

About 18 months ago, Don and Effie Macleod heard "an bad argument" and what he believes was a gunshot from the Longs' property.

The gunman was said to have suffered from PTSD after serving in Afghanistan. "If he talks, just acknowledge him, don't go into conversation with him, '" Don MacLeod said Thursday.

The Southern California city, situated 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles, is an upscale community in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains with a population of almost 130,000 and a median household income of $101,045. It is annually listed as one of the safest cities in America.

Matt Wennerstrom, a 20-year-old college student, said the shooter apparently had a 10-15 round magazine on his gun.

The deadliest mass shooting of the year took place in February, when 17 students and faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., lost their lives when a former student, identified as Nikolas Cruz, opened fire. The suspect was found dead in the bar, the sheriff said according to KABC.

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