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California shooting - live updates: Police search for motive in Thousand Oaks bar massacre as gunman Ian David Long identified

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At least 12 people have been killed and around a dozen more injured in a mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, police have said.

A sheriff’s sergeant died after being shot and the gunman was found dead inside the Borderline Bar & Grill, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean confirmed. Mr Dean later identified the suspected gunman as Ian David Long, 28.

At least 30 shots were fired, police told the Los Angeles Times. Witnesses said the gunman fired several shots from a handgun before throwing smoke bombs into the crowded bar.

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