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Report: Mental Health Team Chose Not to Commit Ian Long Earlier This Year

A mental health crisis team chose not to involuntarily commit Thousand Oaks gunman Ian David Long for mental health evaluation and treatment in April of this year. CBS News reports the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office had numerous encounters with former Marine Ian David Long before he opened fire inside the Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday night. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said they went to Long’s residence in April in response to a disturbance call. The Los Angeles Times reports that who went to Long’s house in April noted he  was “irate…

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Sgt. Ron Helus ‘Ran In and Saved Lives’ During Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting

Sheriff’s Sergeant Ron Helus, the first victim named in the mass shooting at a country bar in Thousand Oaks, CA, “ran in and no doubt saved others” as a young man opened fire and killed at least 12 people — including the near 30-year law enforcement veteran. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean choked back tears as he described the sheriff’s sergeant killed in a mass shooting at a California bar. The sheriff said Sgt. Helus undoubtedly saved lives by going in to confront the gunman. He says Helus was the…

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