Elizabeth Weise and Andrea Mandell USA TODAY Published 2:34 PM EST Nov 8, 2018 MALIBU, California — Popular apps that let parents and friends track each other in real time offered up the possibility of hope for some and dread for others in the aftermath of a horrific shooting at a Southern Californian bar where 13 people died. The apps show locations for those who have signed onto them and are popular among groups of friends and also in families, where parents frequently put them on their children's phones so they know where they are. Friends use them to find each other and keep in touch. "I used Snap Map to see if my friends were OK," said Aubrey Stanchak, 20, a junior at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Students at the school often frequent the Borderline Bar and Grill, where the shooting unfolded late Wednesday night. Stanchak checked to make sure her friends who lived near the shooting were at their houses in the middle of the night, and finding … [Read more...] about Thousand Oaks shooting victims: Tracking apps offer hope, dread
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U.S. NEWS 11/08/2018 11:01 am ET “There’s people that live a whole lifetime without seeing this, and then there’s people that have seen it twice.” By Marina Fang For some survivors, the mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, wasn’t their first. Dozens of people at the country music bar outside Los Angeles when a gunman opened fire late Wednesday also survived the October 2017 Las Vegas massacre, where a gunman killed 58 people. Nick Champion was among those inside when the gunman struck, killing at least a dozen people. “It’s the second time in about a year and a month that this has happened,” Champion said in an interview with California’s OnSceneTV, which aired on “CBS This Morning.” “I was in the Las Vegas Route 91 mass shooting, as well as probably 50 or 60 others who were in the building at the same time as me tonight,” he said. … [Read more...] about Some Thousand Oaks Shooting Survivors Also Witnessed Las Vegas Massacre
U.S. NEWS 11/08/2018 11:23 am ET “We haven’t heard back from everyone,” the editor of Pepperdine University's Pepperdine Graphic said of her friends. By Nina Golgowski A team of student journalists was among those delivering live coverage from the scene of a deadly mass shooting at a Southern California bar where some of their fellow students were partying as the horrific attack unfolded. Reporters with the student paper Pepperdine Graphic of Pepperdine University in Malibu shared harrowing footage and interviews with victims and witnesses outside the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks early Thursday, where authorities said 13 people died, including the shooter. @PeppGraphic reporters @aratells and @kayiu_wong are on the scene at the #BorderLineShooting https://t.co/0p4sP8n1JM— Pepperdine Graphic (@PeppGraphic) November 8, 2018 Pepperdine reporter Kayiu Wong tweeted that she and colleague Araceli Crescencio had been reporting … [Read more...] about Student Journalists Report From Thousand Oaks Shooting Where Classmates Partied
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by BySerge F. Kovaleski and Matthew Haag Nov. 8, 2018 The authorities on Thursday identified Ian David Long, 28, as the gunman in the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The police said Mr. Long killed 12 people in a late Wednesday night attack on the bar, which was crowded with people dancing to country music. He appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after exchanging fire with officers at the scene, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said. Here is what we know about the suspect: • Mr. Long, of Newbury Park, Calif., had served in the United States Marine Corps. • Sheriff Geoff Dean said deputies had several interactions with Mr. Long over the last few years. One of the encounters involved a reported disturbance at his home in April that prompted … [Read more...] about Who Is the Suspect in the Thousand Oaks Shooting?
New England lawmakers took to Twitter on Thursday to react to an overnight shooting at a Southern California bar that left 12 people dead, including a sheriff's sergeant who responded to the call for help. "In the last 2 weeks, Americans have been shot to death while gathering in worship, grocery shopping, attending yoga, and now, line dancing," U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts said. "Gun violence has become as routine as these activities. We must act on commonsense reforms. Our lives depend on it. #ThousandOaks" "Not again," remarked New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan. "I am devastated to hear of the murder of more innocent people in yet another mass shooting. Keeping in my thoughts the law enforcement officers and civilians who were killed or injured in Thousand Oaks. #enoughisenough" New Hamphire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen called the shooting "heartbreaking," saying her thoughts are with the victims' families, survivors and local law enforcement. Calif. Bar Shooting: College … [Read more...] about ‘Not Again’: New England Lawmakers React to Thousand Oaks Shooting