Latest Ian David Long News

Authorities still assessing why California shooter snapped

Nov. 12, 2018 9:43 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are still trying to piece together what led a former Marine to open fire at a Southern California country music bar last week, killing 12 people before fatally shooting himself. Authorities have not publicly shared what motive they think might have led Ian David...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 12, 2018 8:46 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES MATCH RECORD Six more are dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll to 29 — matching the state's record for deaths in a single fire. 2. WITH...

Bar gunman was 'out of control' in high school, coach says

Nov. 12, 2018 7:20 AM EST

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. Evie Cluke coached Ian...

Gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

Nov. 11, 2018 4:53 AM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — An autopsy determined that the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar died from a self-inflicted gunshot, police said Saturday. Ian David Long, a 28-year-old ex-Marine machine-gunner, fatally shot 11 people at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks and...

AP News Guide: Fires blaze on 2 ends of California, kill 25

Nov. 10, 2018 11:23 PM EST

PARADISE, California (AP) — Devastating wildfires on both ends of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm's way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 25 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures and scorched...

Military veterans, 2 friends, bar workers killed in shooting

Nov. 10, 2018 4:43 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another had survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Others include two friends who loved off-roading, a Marine veteran who dedicated his life to service and a recent college graduate...

Official: Gunman apparently stopped shooting to post online

Nov. 10, 2018 6:01 AM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they've learned, but at least one Instagram post he made after beginning the massacre has emerged as an early focus. Social media platforms have...

Official: Shooter debated sanity online during bar massacre

Nov. 9, 2018 10:56 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday. Also, one of the possibilities...

The Latest: Authorities search for bar shooting motive

Nov. 9, 2018 10:54 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar that left 13 dead, including the gunman (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A high school track coach says she was afraid of a student who later killed 12 people in a bar in Southern California. Dominique Colell says she had...

California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

Nov. 9, 2018 6:31 AM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors of Ian David Long described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared. One ruckus in April was so extreme that they called law enforcement....