SportLos Angeles teams, players react to Thousand Oaks mass shooting

21:11  08 november  2018
21:11  08 november  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA) — Ian David Long, a Marine Corps. veteran, was identified as the shooter who killed a dozen people, including a sheriff’s sergeant, late Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks bar hosting a “college country night.” Long then turned the gun on himself, authorities said.

According to media reports, a man opened fire with a semi-automatic gun at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks , a suburb of Los Angeles , California.

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Franchises all over Los Angeles took to social media Thursday, issuing statements in response to the mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that killed 12.

The incident took place just a few miles from the Rams' practice facility at California Lutheran University and the team's offices in Agoura Hills.

Players from around the city also shared their thoughts and condolences.

The event is the the latest mass shooting after 11 were killed and nine more injured during the Oct. 27 attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where local teams rallied in support of victims and survivors from the shooting in the city's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

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