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Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting Gunman Shot Himself

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This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern California, killing multiple people before apparently taking his own life. (California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
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According to an autopsy, the gunman who killed 12 people at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday night died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Associated Press reports, citing police.

Ian Long, 28, shot and killed 11 people who were already at the bar, as well as a police officer who responded. While the officer and Long exchanged gunfire, Long appeared to have shot and killed himself.

Authorities have yet to determine Long's motive. According to the AP, authorities are investigating whether Long believed that a former girlfriend might have been at the Borderline Bar and Grill.


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