Monday , June 14 2021

"Multiple deaths" reported during the Thousand Oaks shooting in California during a college meeting

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The authorities in Thousand Oaks, California, northwest of Los Angeles, reported "many deaths" in the bar and dance hall on Wednesday after many shots were fired by a man inside.

"There are many deaths," the sheriff of the Ventura County Sheriff. Eric Buschow told the reporters on stage. He did not give a specific number.

Buschow said he believed the suspect was dead in Borderline Bar and Grill.

Spokesperson for the Sheriff's Department, Cpt. Garo Kuredjian, presented preliminary estimates of over 11 people, including an MP, and said that he would "guess, if at all, the number would increase".

Shooter reports appeared around 23:20. Pacific on Thursday. "It's still an active scene," Kuredjian said around 12:50. Special teams of weapons and tactics appeared shortly afterwards along with the FBI.

On Thursday morning the building was cleaned, said Kuredjian, adding: "We are convinced that there is no outstanding shooter".

A man and his stepfather, with whom she spoke ABC7 Eyewitness News, said that they had heard about 12 shots before they could get through the front door of the nightclub.

"He fired the first shot," said his stepfather. "And I knew it was real, my son thought it was a joke, so I pulled him out and got some cover." I looked up and moved to the right, shot the front doorman who was just a young man, then shot the cashier, just a young girl.

Many eye witnesses described smoke, probably from smoke bombs, and said that people used chairs to break windows to escape from the scene.

Borderline is defined as the largest dance hall in the country and the place of live music. With a dance floor with an area of ​​about 2.5 thousand Square feet are open until 2pm for five days a week.

On Wednesday, she was at the Country Country College bar. The authorities said that during the shooting there were over 100 people inside.

Rochelle Hammons, 24, told The Post that she had heard four shots before she could escape.

"Suddenly we heard four shots, you know," bang, bang, bang, bang "Everyone fell to the floor, everyone shirked and covered each other," she said as everyone crouched on the floor, my only chance was to run to the nearest I saw the nearest exit and ran out as fast as I could.

From inside her car she saw that the first policeman had arrived, she said. She left the window and said that there was an active shooter inside.

"You have to hurry, you have to get in there," she insisted.

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