Authorities also were investigating whether he believed his former girlfriend would be at the Borderline Bar and Grill, said the official, who was briefed on the investigation but not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. "I don't want thoughts", she pleaded emphatically. 'The windows broke and I just hopped out the window and I was one of the last people out, ' Campbell said.
Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, November 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern California, killing multiple people before apparently taking his own life.
"Obviously, he had something going on in his head that caused him to do something like this", he said.
Roughly 15 minutes later, a second group of law enforcement personnel had gathered and entered the bar.
Hours after Long was found dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police searched for clues at the home where he lived with his mother. He of course served a term in Afghanistan back in 2010/2011. "Ron was a hardworking, dedicated sheriff's sergeant". He gave his all. And tonight. he died a hero.
"We appreciate everybody's efforts and kind prayers for all the people from our victims that lost their lives in the shooting to now what's happening with people losing their homes", Foy said.
Helus, 54, a Moorpark resident, was a 29-year veteran of the department and was planning to retire in the next year or so. "He was a lifetime learner, a trainer, a mentor, a leader".
"The issue as a country artist is you feel like if you say something wrong, your audience is going to turn on you", Bobby Bones, the syndicated country morning radio host, told The Washington Post a year ago. "He was just a great guy".
A short time later, just before 10 a.m., he received the news he said would forever change his life. "He has always had a knack for investigations".
"I don't know how, I don't know how", he said, before breaking into tears as he held onto his father-in-law. "It's a place that you go to have fun and you make memories and this frickin' ruined it, sadly".
"To describe it as heroic", he trailed off for about a minute, as he stood about 300 feet from the bar.
Dominguez said he feels guilty for not trying to stop the shooting.
In addition to his wife, Helus is survived by his son.
The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday.
The archive counts a mass shooting "on the numeric value of 4 or more shot or killed, not including the shooter", which results in their numbers being much higher than other sources.