Via VC Star:

A gunman opened fire late Wednesday at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, and authorities said there were at least six victims, including an officer.

Authorities got a report at about 11:20 p.m. that a man had opened fire with a semi-automatic gun at about 11:20 p.m. at the county-western dance bar at 99 Rolling Oaks Drive. Officers at the scene said it the gunman might have used smoke bombs in the incident.

Dozens of officers were called to the scene, and shots were still being fired when officers arrived, according to authorities.

Several ambulances were called to the scene. Officers indicated that approximately 30 shots had been fired and that victims were fleeing from the bar.

At least one officer was injured in the incident. The officer was reportedly being treated at the scene at about 11:55 p.m.

“It’s still a very active scene,” Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Garo Kuredjian said late Wednesday

Officers were advised that the suspect was a Middle Eastern man in his early 20s wearing all black clothing and with a beard.

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Update:

Via Daily Mail:

A gunman has opened fire at a country music bar in the city of Thousand Oaks, California, injuring at least 11 people and killing one.

The shooter stormed the student night at Borderline Bar and Grill wearing a black trenchcoat armed with a ‘high capacity’ pistol and smoke grenades.

Among the victims was a deputy sheriff and a doorman – as well as a cashier and college students.

The body of a man wearing a blue shirt and jeans was seen lying lifeless outside of the venue. Police say the shooter ‘is no longer a threat’ but is still inside the bar and not yet in custody.

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Update:

Via NBC4:

A gunman walked into a crowded bar in a city in Ventura County on Wednesday night and began firing a gun, fatally shooting college night revelers and wounding at least 11 people, including a deputy.

The gunman was later reported dead.

The incident happened during a college night at 11:15 p.m. at the Borderline Bar & Grill at 99 Rolling Oaks Drive in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles west of Los Angeles, said Capt. Garo Karedjian, a spokesman for the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

Mitchell Hunter, 19, from Simi Valley, said he saw the gunman. He described him as having light skin with black hair. He said he had a short-barreled semi automatic pistol with a big magazine.

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HT: OOO Buck