In a video clip that has gone viral on the internet, a distraught Susan Schmidt-Orfanos rejected the habitual calls by politicians for "thoughts and prayers" after the shooting in Thousand Okas, Calfornia, that left her son and 11 others dead.
Update: Marine veteran Ian David Long, 28, was identified as the shooter who killed twelve people at a Thousand Oaks bar popular with college students.
As attendees of the Borderline Bar and Grill enjoyed the evening, two of which were women celebrating their 21st birthdays, smoke poured into the room and bullets rang out, causing patrons to scramble for their lives around 11:20 p.m. "I don't want thoughts".
Three minutes later, he posted, "Yeah..." I want gun control. However, someone else from his teenage years believes the vet has been "mentally disturbed" long before joining the military - Long's high school track coach, who claimed he assaulted her about a decade ago.
A father who was desperately searching for his son in the hours after a deadly mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Authorities believe he killed himself. "They felt he might be suffering from PTSD, the fact he was a veteran". Deputies were called to his home in April after neighbors reported yelling and crashing sounds.
The 59-year-old Tickle, who has worked with Prince, U2, 4 Non Blondes and Split Enz, and Hallam were ordered to evacuate immediately as raging brush fires that started the day before had reached their area in Ventura County in Southern California. "If he talks, just acknowledge him, don't go into conversation with him, '" Don MacLeod said. "It's hard to sleep after these kinds of things".
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have swarmed the house, desperate to find the motive behind his alleged shooting rampage. "No one knew why he was getting so upset". Police were also called to his home in Newbury Park in 2018 for a domestic incident where he was "somewhat irate and acting irrationally".
Late Friday Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said it was his "sad duty" to update the Camp Fire death toll to nine. The victims also included sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who stormed the club to stop the carnage.
GEOFF DEAN: I don't think it was random.
Authorities said hundreds were inside when the suspect walked in to the country-western bar with a gun and opened fire.
Police believed Long fired around 30 shots with a Glock 21 handgun with an extended magazine created to hold extra bullets - something that is illegal in California. Kelly, a Marine, said he heard "pop, pop" at Borderline Bar and Grill and instantly knew it was gunfire. A Borderline bouncer said they were surely among the heroes.
"It's so surreal because it's so dark, and when we're in the tunnel you can't see anything", Tricia Fultz said.
'All I did was grab as many people as I could and pull them underneath the table until I heard a break in the shots, and then we got people out of there, as much as we could, ' he added. "He went out fighting the shooter".