The Latest: Authorities: 6 shot at bar in California

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Latest on a shooting at a bar in Southern California (all times local): 12:50 a.m. A sheriff’s captain says at least six people were shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened fire in a crowded Southern California bar. Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Garo Kuredjian said at a news conference early Thursday that a sheriff’s deputy was also shot and taken to a hospital. He could not immediately provide information on the extent of the victims’ injuries. The sheriff’s spokesman says the first reports of shots fired came around 11:20 p.m. at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. He said responding deputies could hear gunshots as they arrived on scene. Authorities are still treating it as an active shooter scene. No other information was immediately available. ___ 12:35 p.m. Authorities say there were multiple injuries — including one officer — after a man opened fire in Southern California bar late Wednesday. Police tell the Ventura County Star that the initial report came around 11:20 p.m. that a man opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the victims’ injuries wasn’t immediately known. Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Garo Kuredjian said late Wednesday that it was still “a very active scene.” Witnesses tell ABC News that a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs and starting to fire again. Police tell the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 shots were fired. ___ 12:30 a.m. Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs into a crowded bar in Southern California early Thursday. Authorities say multiple people were injured in the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the victims’ injuries wasn’t immediately known. A man who says he was in the bar tells ABC news reports that he saw a man shoot into the crowd. Police tell the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 shots were fired. The Times reports that there were multiple reports of shots fired and people hit. Law enforcement and emergency crews were flooding the scene. Authorities urged the public to avoid the area. ___ 12:20 a.m. Authorities say multiple people were injured at a shooting at a bar in Southern California on Wednesday night. Police tell the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 shots were fired at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The extent of the victim’s injuries has not yet been released. The Times reports that there were multiple reports of shots fired and people hit. Law enforcement and emergency crews were flooding the scene. Authorities urged the public to avoid the area.

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