A sheriff's deputy is among the 13 people dead after a mass shooting at a dance hall in Thousand Oaks, California.
As we told you previously, hundreds of people were at the Borderline Bar and Grill at about 11:20 pm local time when shots rang out. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office says a sheriff's deputy is among the victims.
Sergeant Ron Helus was a 29 year veteran of the department and was considering retirement. Sheriff Geoff Dean said ”He gave his all and tonight, as I told his wife, he died a hero because he went in to save lives, to save other people.”
The gunman was killed inside the venue. SWAT officers and multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene. FBI agents are now assisting the investigation.
Source: ABC Los Angeles