CNN is reporting that twelve people, including a police officer, were killed after a gunman forced his way into the Borderline Bar & Grill, California and opened fire on Wednesday night, November 7, 2018.
A Ventura County sheriff’s deputy is among those killed in the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting.
Sgt. Ron Helus had been on the force for 29 years and was one of the first officers on the scene in response to 911 calls of shots fired. He was looking to retire in the in the next year.
According to Sheriff Geoff Dean, the sergeant died in hospital. He said that:
“Ron was a hardworking dedicated sheriff’s sergeant. He was totally committed, he gave his all and tonight, as I told his wife, he died a hero; he went into save lives, to save other people”.
Sheriff Dean also told reporters that the suspected gunman was also found dead at the scene and that up to 12 other people are injured.