Authorities believe the gunman, Ian David Long, ultimately killed himself.
Investigators were still searching for a motive for the slaughter Friday. "Adam's been a colleague a long time". "It's a horrific scene in there".
Early reports noted that Ian David Long had acquired a 45 caliber Glock legally and shot with excellent form- his military background may have to do with that.
The media also reported that in 2016, Californians voted to close a legal loophole that allows gun owners to possess high-capacity magzines such as the one used by the shooter on Wednesday. On Oct. 27, a gunman killed 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
A sheriff's captain says at least 11 people - including a responding deputy - were shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened fire in a Southern California bar filled with college students.
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Jurors selected for the trial will be escorted by federal guards to and from the courthouse, officials said. Jury selection will take place amid tight security conditions reserved only for the most unsafe defendants.
"I dropped to the floor", Sarah Rose DeSon told ABC's "Good Morning America". "We're trying to make sense out of the senseless, it's absolutely tragic". "We are grateful for law enforcement and others, including Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who took heroic action to save lives last night". "The second time around doesn't get any easier". They found 12 people dead inside, including the gunman.
Before SWAT teams entered the building, Long took his own life in an office inside. He and other first responders "ran toward danger", Sheriff Geoff Dean said at a vigil Thursday evening, calling Helus a hero.
On Thursday, in the wake of the Thousand Oaks shooting, most country singers offered their sympathies and prayers without mentioning anything political - except for a few who have already been outspoken. Pepperdine University in Malibu also canceled classes. And this maniac came in and started shooting at people.
"I'm super upset that it happened in our home, and I feel very bad for the families that have to go through this", Merrill said at the vigil.
Witnesses of the deadly California bar shooting in which 12 people died on Wednesday night have spoken out about their dramatic escape from the tragedy.
"Law Enforcement and First Responders, together with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are on scene". Rapid-fire gunshots could be heard as officers crouched behind a police vehicle, weapons drawn. "There was probably three or four", one unidentified young man told local television station KABC. 'The windows broke and I just hopped out the window and I was one of the last people out, ' Campbell said. Then he said he saw the gunman, wearing a small black head covering and black hoodie and holding a handgun.
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Attempts to get comment by phone and in person from officials at Newbury Park High School and its school district were unsuccessful - both were closed due to a destructive wildfire in the area.
"Hey, I got to go handle a call". That exit leads to a patio where people smoke. First thing I said was, "please don't drink and drive".
He said a highway patrol officer who happened to be pulling someone over was nearby.
Some hid under a pool table as the shooter emptied his gun and then paused to reload.
Another friend said he was part of a "community there" who would frequent the bar.
"It's a gun culture", he said.
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Scott and Nelson, meanwhile, have hired lawyers and have demanded information on those who cast provisional ballots on Tuesday. While the Senate and governor races drew national attention, a Florida Cabinet seat also will likely have a statewide recount.