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Thursday, November 8, 2018

California bar shooting leaves 12 dead, including sheriff's sergeant

Authorities in Southern California say a gunman killed 12 people late Wednesday during an attack at a bar and dance club.

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters one of the first officers to arrive at the Borderline Bar & Grill in the city of Thousand Oaks was shot after going inside the confront the shooter.

He said Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran of the department, later died after being taken to a hospital.