PICS- 13 dead, including gunman, after California bar shooting

THOUSAND OAKS – A sheriff says 13 people are dead, including a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman, after a shooting inside a crowded Southern California bar late Wednesday.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean confirmed that sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus responded to the scene and was shot after he entered the building. He died at a hospital early Thursday.

People comfort each other as they sit near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on “college night,” wounding 11 people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. Ventura County sheriff’s spokesman says gunman is dead inside the bar. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Garo Kuredjian said shared a few details of the shooting, he said the shots fired came around 11:20pm at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

In this image made from aerial video, police vehicles block an intersection in the vicinity of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, early Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Authorities say there were multiple injuries _ including one officer _ after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. (KABC via AP)

Police said, hundreds were inside the bar, according to bar’s website, they host “College Country Night” every Wednesday.

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This image made from aerial video show officers around a Police SUV in the vicinity of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, early Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Authorities say there were multiple injuries – including one officer – after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. (KABC via AP)

Early reports suggested that one person had died, but police warned that the death-toll will rise.

In this image made from aerial video, police vehicles line a road in the vicinity of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, early Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Authorities say there were multiple injuries _ including one officer _ after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. (KABC via AP)

Dean said around ten others were injured, no information about the victims has been released.

In this image made from aerial video, officials tend to a person on the ground in the vicinity of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, early Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Authorities say there were multiple injuries _ including one officer _ after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. (KABC via AP)

Photo credits- AP and Breitbart

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