Man survives California, Las Vegas shootings one year apart

Lamar Ellis
November 10, 2018

California shooting rampage victim Cody Coffman and his father, Jason Coffman.

Also, one of the possibilities investigators are looking into is whether gunman Ian David Long believed his former girlfriend would be at the bar, the official said.

Police officers guard the road leading to the Borderline Bar and Grill. He's pictured (right) in a photo supplied by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The marine corps told news organizations that Long served in Afghanistan between November 2010 and June 2011. Witnesses described him as wearing all black.

"(He) said to her, 'Hey I got to go handle a call. The dead included 11 people inside the bar and a veteran sheriff's sergeant who was the first officer through the door.

Kelly, who has a large tattoo on his left arm memorializing the Las Vegas shooting, said that Borderline had become a safe haven for dozens of Vegas survivors and it was common for many of them to hang out there together. "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". "I want gun control", she said to reporters.

Nicholas Champion told CBS News that he and "probably 50 or 60 others" inside the Borderline Bar & Grill had also attended the Route 91 Harvest festival in October 2017, where a gunman killed 58 people and wounded almost 500 others in the worst mass shooting in USA history. She told neighbour Richard Berge she was concerned about her son too, "she was ... kind of beside herself, she didn't know what to do because he wouldn't get help", CNN reported him as saying. He declined to engage in questions on whether the nation needs stricter gun control laws.

Colell said she wanted to kick Long off the team but the boy's coach urged her to reconsider because that could compromise his goal of joining the Marines. But 13 months later, another mass shooter killed him.

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"Our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the Thousand Oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones".

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House yesterday, described gunman Ian David Long as "a very sick puppy" who had "a lot of problems".

"I told my wife, 'Just be polite to him".

'He reloaded and then just kept on popping them off, ' said Tim, John's stepdad.

"Tonight Thousand Oaks takes its place with those cities, who in order to move forward will rely on hope. we are Thousand Oaks strong".

An evacuation site was at capacity at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, which had also served as a family assistance and reunification site following the shooting.

The massacre was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States since 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at a Parkland, Florida school nine months ago. Eleven people inside the bar were killed along with a cop who was one of the first on the scene.

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