'Horrific scene': 12 dead in Thousand Oaks, California, bar shooting; shooter identified as David Ian Long
Authorities said shots were fired and people hit at the Borderline Bar & Grill, a country-western dance bar in Thousand Oaks.
Law enforcement official says authorities have identified gunman and the weapon he used to kill 12 at bar in California.
The bar was hosting a university student country music night when a gunman opened fire.
The gunman who killed 12 people in a packed California bar was a decorated marine who served in Afghanistan.
Twelve people were killed, and multiple people were injured after a mass shooting during a college night at a Southern California bar late Wednesday.
Police said hundreds were inside the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks when shooting started
The police said the attack was carried out by Ian David Long of Newbury Park, Calif., who had served in the Marine Corps. Mental health officials had talked with him in April.
Colleagues of a policeman who died after being among the first to respond to a mass shooting at a packed California bar have hailed him as a "hero".