Friday, 16 November, 2018

Multiple people shot as gunman opens fire in California bar

Emergency services at the scene. Pic Image Authorities say there are multiple injuries. Pic
Jeannette Daniel | 08 November, 2018, 11:26

A witness told KABC-TV that there were many young people "having a great time" in the bar when a man entered and "started shooting".

Image: Authorities say there are multiple injuries.

Ventura County Fire Department said on its website that firefighters and first responders were at the scene of a reported shooting in Ventura County in California.

A sheriff's captain said at least six people were shot when a suspect opened fire.

Thousand Oaks a wealthy city in Ventura County and is one of the safest cities in the USA based on Federal Bureau of Investigation data.

He could not immediately provide information on the extent of the victims' injuries.

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He told reporters: "When our deputies arrive on the scene they attempted to neutralise that threat, I can't tell you if it was neutralised or not".

The Los Angeles Times reports an event for college students was due to be held at the venue tonight.

Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs into the crowded bar.

Reports say the suspect may have used smoke grenades as well as a gun in the attack.

People were hiding from the shooter in bathrooms and attic spaces, while others who managed to escape fled to nearby gas stations for medical help, reports claim.

Authorities urged the public to avoid the area.

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