California shooting - LIVE: 12 people killed and gunman dead after shooting in crowded Thousand Oaks bar

Samuel Osborne

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.

At least 30 shots were fired, police told the Los Angeles Times. Witnesses said a man fired several shots from a handgun before throwing smoke bombs into the crowded bar. A man who said he was in the bar told ABC news he saw a man shoot into the crowd.

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