The gunman who massacred 12 people at a country music bar in southern California on Wednesday night has been identified as 29-year-old Ian Lengthy, an ex-Marine officer.
Lengthy stormed the Borderline Bar and Grill carrying a black trenchcoat armed with a pistol geared up with an prolonged journal and smoke grenades at about 11.20pm.
He opened hearth at the partygoers who had been greater than 200 people of which many had been college students as younger as 18. The 29-year-old killed 11 people contained in the bar and one of many first cops on the scene earlier than taking his personal life.
In complete, 13 are lifeless, 11 people had been killed contained in the bar, the sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman.
Lengthy, a former Marine who lived in close by Newbury Park was cleared by psychological well being specialists after an incident in his residence in April.
In accordance with Mail On-line, deputies had been known as to his residence amid stories of a disturbance. He was cting ‘irrationally’ and was ‘irate’ so police known as in their psychological well being specialist. They cleared him, deciding towards having him dedicated, and left him at the house.