Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Garo Kuredjian said at a news conference early Thursday that the wounded sheriff’s deputy was taken to a hospital. He could not immediately provide information on the extent of the victims’ injuries or if any others had been hospitalized.
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.
The bar’s website says its hosts “College Country Night” every Wednesday. Witnesses said many of those inside were college students.
Authorities say multiple people were injured at a shooting at a bar in Southern California, U.S. on Wednesday night, AP reported.
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.