Gunshots heard as patron films gunman shooting inside California bar

Elias Hubbard
Ноября 12, 2018

His father, Jason Coffman, said: "I talked to him last night, before he headed out the door". Within several years, he left the military and divorced.

More recently he was living in a home where neighbours said they could hear frequent, aggressive shouting between Long and his mother, especially over the a year ago.

Long's service began when he was 18 and lasted almost five years, including a seven-month tour in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon. He was honourably discharged with the rank of corporal in 2013.

But it was reported previously that in the post, which at the time hadn't been tied to a specific social media platform, Long insisted that his attack was motivated not by insanity, but by boredom. REUTERS/Eric Thayer Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation officer await a search warrant outside the home of the suspect in a shooting incident at a Thousand Oaks bar, in Newbury Park, California, U.S. November 8, 2018. The mental health specialist concluded there were no grounds to have him involuntarily committed.

"The mental health experts out there cleared him that day", Mr Dean told reporters today, less than 12 hours after the massacre.

Long was seen by a mental health specialist in April who anxious the Marine veteran might have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean revealed that police had contact with Long over the years, as he was a victim of a battery at a local Thousand Oaks bar and was involved in two traffic accidents.

Hanson says he called sheriff's deputies and that a deputy arrived and took information but he never learned what happened after the incident.

Authorities have yet to determine Long's motive.

"We're going to exhaust every investigative means possible", Ventura County Sheriff's Capt. Garo Kuredjian told The Ventura County Star.

Several people who knew Long in the suburb of Thousand Oaks, where the gunman went to high school and eventually moved back in with his mother, described him in disturbing terms.

Another neighbour described frequent, aggressive shouting between Long and his mother, especially over the past year. "I suspected he had a gun there because I heard a gunshot one night, over a year ago".

As scores of police officers closed in, Long apparently shot and killed himself.

Ian David Long, 28, shot and killed 12 people including a police sergeant, at Borderline Bar and Grill in suburban Los Angeles, just before midnight Wednesday. She said he "started grabbing me", allegedly groping her stomach and behind.

"He was just a great guy, a gentle soul", Buschow said.

Ian David Long burst into the bar in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday night and shot his victims with a handgun, seemingly at random, as they tried to escape. The city of about 130,000 people is consistently near the top of lists of the safest places in California.

Ms 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. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Third Marine Division in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

"My Son is home, well sort of, back in Hawaii, soon to be in Cali come January, hooray!" she wrote on December 14, 2012.

This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. The two were wearing Dodgers T-shirts and smiles. He and his wife separated in June 2011, while he was deployed on a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Their marriage officially ended that November.

Later, he enrolled at nearby California State University, Northridge, last attending in 2016, the school said in a statement.

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