'you freeze,' witness describes thousand oaks shooting scene

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A witness to the California nightclub shooting describes the scene when gunshots rang out, killing 12 people. The shooter, apparently firing at random, also died in the rampage. Police said they have identified the gunman but did not give out a name. Authorities said the gunfire broke out at the Borderline Bar & Grill, a country-western dance bar in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. Hundreds of people fled in terror, including some who used bar stools to break windows and escape. "It’s a horrific scene in there,” Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean told a news conference in the parking lot of the bar. “There’s blood everywhere.” A law enforcement official told The Associated Press the suspect was 29 years old, armed with a .45-caliber handgun and used a smoke device. The official declined to provide any other details, speaking on condition of anonymity for lack of authorization to publicly discuss the investigation. Dean said it was not immediately clear how the gunman died.
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MMA Man J Knows
MMA Man J Knows

Before people make disrespectful and hateful comments please think about how we need love right now more than ever. Love thy neighbor.

2018-11-08
Authentic Intent
Authentic Intent

Never attempt to win by force what can be had by deception.

2018-11-08
Ahhhnon 42069
Ahhhnon 42069

Are CA gun laws working. I don't they are working.

2018-11-08
M B
M B

Now let’s get to the part where we must disarm the American people and pass more gun control legislation and eventually total gun confiscation.

2018-11-08
Michael Myers
Michael Myers

*Staged actors and more fake news* and this is coming from an independent who voted DEM in midterms

2018-11-08
S.0.S
S.0.S

More FAKE NEWS.....Its a Gun Grab folks

2018-11-08
Anti Status Quo
Anti Status Quo

This is fake , why, cause it's a black woman in a country music bar.... fake news

2018-11-08
Mal Droggoth
Mal Droggoth

damn, what's with all the conspiracy theory comments on here?

2018-11-08
Son of Ferg
Son of Ferg

Why do all the mass shooting witnesses look so scripted, she’s not even shaken up. Wiping away tears that’s aren’t there. That’s always a trade mark of these witnesses they always wipe away tears that aren’t there. Also anyone who’s ever heard real gun shots and firecrackers will tell you they don’t sound anything alike. Gun shots have a very distinct sound not like a crack at all

2018-11-08
Lord Stark
Lord Stark

Cut !!!! more tears you wankers

2018-11-08
Hokage Espada
Hokage Espada

So the girl in the pink is very relaxed for such a traumatic event. The girl in the blue is also not emotionally connected to what she is trying to portray. Her neck is relaxed, her eyes are normal except for when she tries to squeeze a tear out of one eye. No tremble in the voice. People (military as well as civilian) who witness surprising traumas like these display mannerisms that are within the Fight or Flight response.

2018-11-08
Scope Miami Beach
Scope Miami Beach

were you trying to cry during your interview? eyes werent even red. why did you wipe away fake tears

2018-11-08
S.0.S
S.0.S

NO TEARS .....NOT ONE!!!!

2018-11-08
wjatube
wjatube

Lots of actors in California....then there's this one.

2018-11-08
MMA Man J Knows
MMA Man J Knows

God please watch over the souls of the dead and the living. And help us have the strength to bring love to this world. Help us cure the hurting and the lost. So many people need your guidance.

2018-11-08
J Rich
J Rich

That's a beautiful crisis actor

2018-11-08
Nyda
Nyda

Machine guns existed for 100 years and there were almost never mass shootings by the public... then after 9/11 and the global police crackdown... there's a damn mass shooting every other month? These are not just the acts of crazy people. This is a coordinated effort by the ones in charge to create a false paradigm in which the loss of our freedom is justified. Open your eyes. Not saying people didn't really die but false flags are real and used all the time, its the art of war. My heart goes out to anyone who has been killed by a crazy gunman or a false flag operation.

2018-11-08
BroImSoHGood
BroImSoHGood

Day after the mid terms eh?

2018-11-08
Deborah Gleockler
Deborah Gleockler

Are they on a budget? They really need to find better actors. Wipe those fake tears.

2018-11-08
Will Powers
Will Powers

Force to cry doesn't cry tells you alot

2018-11-08
Dakota McAfee
Dakota McAfee

TL:DR: DO NOT FREEZE use your fight or flight responses that the good Lord gave everyone. I'm not going to make a comment about guns or politics, as everyone else already has or will. However, while I have never been shot at I have been in two legitimate life and death situations due to hazards in a previous occupation as a merchant sailor. For those about to say 'but your older than they are' I was 19 for the first incident and 22 for the second. The first incident was a gas (not fuel, real gas) containment breach at a Florida power plant and the second incident was an engine room fire while we traversed the Mississippi River. I will not lie there was some measure of luck in both instances, however, if there is one thing both instances taught us its this... DO NOT FREEZE. The one thing you can do that is guaranteed to increase your chances of becoming a victim is to stand there and do nothing. We only got the engine room fire under control as fast as we did because the Chief Engineer kept it contained while we bunkered out and then we were able to suppress it before the fire spread to the second engine. In the gas leak evacuation was the only real option so we ran. Fight or flight, fight the fire, flight from the gas, do not stand still. I do feel for those who died and those who experienced this and they have my thoughts today. If you are ever in a situation that feels wrong, leave. If you are caught up in a situation like this try to find a way out or somewhere to take cover but... do not freeze.

2018-11-08
Billy Jones
Billy Jones

Hoax hoax hoax!! just watched CBS fake news and a witness could not control her duping delight!!!!

2018-11-08
Gauldron Sage
Gauldron Sage

Firecrackers don’t sound like bangs

2018-11-08
Hood Honky
Hood Honky

IM SICK OF THE TERRIBLE ACTING. ENOUGH WITH THE LOW BUDGET PSY OPS ALREADY. WERE ALL STARTING TO SEE THROUGH THIS B.S.

2018-11-08
Father Guido Sarducci
Father Guido Sarducci

So far all the people they have talked to on camera are emphasizing fun and dancing. Well ya its a nightclub live music we know that. But why such emphasis on it in front of cameras?

2018-11-08
G. Reilly
G. Reilly

Ban Colleges

2018-11-08
Sofia Bravo
Sofia Bravo

Alexa play no tears left to cry.

2018-11-08
Nat Turner
Nat Turner

no tears...🤔

2018-11-08
Chaos Sector
Chaos Sector

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as House Minority leader, this happened at the same time. The Democrats are creating these fake stories about mass shootings to get the American people to support stricter gun laws, if not to take them away entirely. Then of course you will have mobs of criminals just doing whatever they want because nobody will be able to protect themselves. This is what the Dems want, total anarchy in society, where they usher in a generation of rebellious angry and untamed demons in our country. This is a fake story, notice how non of them even appear emotional...all auditioning for some Hollywood role in a upcoming movie.

2018-11-08
mike ryan
mike ryan

if it was Arizona...there would be one dead person...the shooter

2018-11-08
Supreme Bape
Supreme Bape

im more shocked that a black woman was at a country club/bar

2018-11-08
OPMDBZROK
OPMDBZROK

Oscar level acting.

2018-11-08
NerbyStuff
NerbyStuff

I came to the comments jus to see if anyone else was thinking 🤔 the same thing I was thinking... FAKE

2018-11-08
AD Israel
AD Israel

It’s ashamed that these people are so profane and vile for so many hundreds of years you can’t believe a word that comes out there wicked mouths, starting from the wealthiest to the real citizens so-called are lairs and believers of lies

2018-11-08
#blo_420 comedy
#blo_420 comedy

None of these people on these interviews seems legitly scared they just got shot at or around especially if 12 people got killed

2018-11-08
doot doot
doot doot

Lol somebody had to say firecrackers. Fake. She just needs a red onion.

2018-11-08
L3gItSniPZ
L3gItSniPZ

im so glad the gun laws helped prevent this (joking)

2018-11-08
Johnny Eddy
Johnny Eddy

Some of the worst acting ive seen in my life...she would be distraught if she witnessed that!

2018-11-08
Mskitty
Mskitty

I didn't see a teardrop

2018-11-08
0.33 Recurring
0.33 Recurring

This shit will never end. It doesn’t matter how much praying you do, you gotta accept what life is and what it will always be

2018-11-08
You Tube
You Tube

These actors are terrible

2018-11-08
JoeysWorldTour ।ମ
JoeysWorldTour ।ମ

Typical false flag so obvious so they can confiscate our guns and California has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country. *And this happens after the Democrats control the house....*

2018-11-08
Marie Jones
Marie Jones

Let me see if I got this....... so shooting BEFORE elections ( same amount of people) shooting AFTER elections, gee wilikers whoa is us whatever will these NEWLY “elected” gun hating, UN ( disarmament treaty) loving, fear mongering sociocommunist, Marxist, GLOBALIST lying politicians possibly be putting on their AGENDAS?!!! Coincidence? I got a bridge to sell you too...nice back up story. We are ALL MENTAL aren’t we? We ALL get ANGRY don’t we? According to comment sections NOW WE THE PEOPLE ARE ALL considered “terrorists” .... AMERICA HAS GUNS PERIOD If you don’t like it LEAVE! Stop coming here also!!! 20-30+ years ago MORE GUNS less “immigrants” LESS shootings! We NEVER Had THESE issues until we were INVADED. This is propaganda!

2018-11-08
Jonas Blane II
Jonas Blane II

An active shooting committed by a white man. So shocking. NOT AT ALL.

2018-11-08
Theresa Armstrong
Theresa Armstrong

YOU KNOW THE (((DRILL))) PEOPLE!!! PLACES EVERYONE

2018-11-08
Ivan Garcia
Ivan Garcia

The bang bang noise hella funny like for free cod points

2018-11-08
Michael Prehn
Michael Prehn

“Because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall grow cold. Many will hate one another and betray one another.” The Bible.

2018-11-08
NPC Seventy seven
NPC Seventy seven

Gang violence in Chicago. Mass shootings in Florida and California. ALL DEMOCRAT PARTY RAN CITIES AND STATES. Do you see the trend here?

2018-11-08
TheTruthIsSweet
TheTruthIsSweet

Lol. No tears. The old firecracker sound reply. This is the Pulse west coast style. So fake.

2018-11-08
Tha Pume
Tha Pume

I can almost see the MSM drooling at the posibility of the assasing beign a white male Trump supporter (or close enough to be twisted or lied by ommision).

2018-11-08
Bill Bolser
Bill Bolser

California has a hell of a lot of so called gun laws and restrictive illegal gun laws made up in a total liberal nut job state. Right!.

2018-11-08
mike ryan
mike ryan

of course, let's find the one black at the country bar...gotta feed the liberal agenda

2018-11-08
Diamond Augello
Diamond Augello

Where's russianvids when you need him

2018-11-08
For Aiur
For Aiur

make sure to interview the 1 black girl to cover the fact that this was a deliberate attack on white conservatives.

2018-11-08
Wayne Keef
Wayne Keef

Anti-gun propaganda machine hard at work in America! Now if only the democrats had their way, they would round up all of the working class who have worked for their property and after disarming them they would kill them and take their property. The democrats are a bigger threat to the working class than any of these lone shooters ever will be.

2018-11-08
Youra Ninee
Youra Ninee

Are they blaming it on Trump yet?

2018-11-08
TuccTownLaydii
TuccTownLaydii

lemme guess, he was mentally unstable?

2018-11-08
Micah Edgin
Micah Edgin

When I was a kid about a decade ago, the worst I ever heard about on tv or news was Columbine or Oklahoma City bombing. Now it seems like every couple months there's been a mass shooting or something gun related. I'm not a conspiracy theorist, although every since they've tried to crackdown on gun laws, no matter the state. It's seems more and more there's a major media coverage about guns are doing this or doing guns are that. It's not the guns, it's the person behind the trigger.

2018-11-08
Prometheus Titan
Prometheus Titan

MAXINE WATERS SHOULD BE JAILED FOR PROMOTING THIS VIOLENCE !

2018-11-08
Jay Walk
Jay Walk

Damn this shits crazy I literally live a minutes walk from Borderline. I could see all the cop cars from my backyard all the streets were blocked off and they had helicopters going all night. Such a trip

2018-11-08
J Dominoes
J Dominoes

Wow! So crazy how many people believe this is fake.

2018-11-08
Rollo Lawson
Rollo Lawson

Why hire fake actors when you can just make a fake event in California where everyone is going to act to their fullest on camera hoping to get noticed.

2018-11-08
Rene Aensland
Rene Aensland

Not crying. No tears. Hyperventilating to put her in the sad mood. This is staged.

2018-11-08
P. Hamilton
P. Hamilton

IT'S CA....get used to it....the Land of Leftist Millenial Fruits and Nuts....

2018-11-08
annebeck58
annebeck58

The line of Las Vegas in play. "Sounded like firecrackers." Pffft. No, guns do not sound like firecrackers.

2018-11-08
Hollytoons B
Hollytoons B

Hey, thanks for the in-depth story. Really appreciate the consistent quality and detail in reporting.

2018-11-08
Marie Jones
Marie Jones

The next day after elections ..... I’m sure it’s just coincidence

2018-11-08
John Winston Lennon
John Winston Lennon

This is hilarious

2018-11-08
Peter Hunsader
Peter Hunsader

What, No brave Americans anymore? A gunman reloading and no one tackles the shooter? You all just run? WOW!

2018-11-08
BEAR E
BEAR E

was it funny? or tearful with no tears? I am confused

2018-11-08
jeff mays
jeff mays

And she’s wiping 0 tears from her eyes. Her emotion and supposed fear is self manufactured and is clearly evident. You just witnessed your friends getting their brains blown out but not one tear can you shed for them and you’re able to do an interview. Looks like Jew lobbies will be hard at work. These Bolshevik false flags are too easy to see through. I don’t even research them anymore as the story is exactly the same every single time..

2018-11-08
TRUE and truer - Paid in Full
TRUE and truer - Paid in Full

UnbeLIEvable

2018-11-08
Octagon Garage
Octagon Garage

PSYOP

2018-11-08
ßlàçk Kîñg Sölø
ßlàçk Kîñg Sölø

Glad you're save 🙂

2018-11-08
David Ellis
David Ellis

All these young people bring snuffed out routinely in America. Terrible mass shootings rampant in the 🇺🇸. Nationalism talk triggering lunatics. Needs to stop.

2018-11-08
Customcalendars4u2
Customcalendars4u2

Unfortunately we don't know what is LIVE or MEMOREX anymore with these tragedies who's REAL or who's a CRISIS ACTOR!

2018-11-08
Mike Konyndyk
Mike Konyndyk

Dramatic acting.

2018-11-08
William Ruto TV
William Ruto TV

I know we will hear this excuse: " The suspect had a rough childhood or the suspect is mentally unstable."

2018-11-08
Dale Pierce
Dale Pierce

more MSM BS

2018-11-08
Kisses -A
Kisses -A

*The world become crazy more than ever* 💔💔💔

2018-11-08
mike ryan
mike ryan

where's BLM, NIKE, KAEPERNICK the officer died are those happier? 53% of crimes r from Black Living Men

2018-11-08
Dan B
Dan B

Warning: The people who comment here are Entitled Self absorbed Narcissistic Self righteous Godless Heartless Anti-American

2018-11-08
Leslie Carol
Leslie Carol

I don't think this is any coincidence with the timing and coverage of this story. Just saying.

2018-11-08
RKTV Bangla
RKTV Bangla

It just seems to convienant........................

2018-11-08
MANipulated Existence
MANipulated Existence

Crisis Bedwench

2018-11-08
Ms. Jah Jah
Ms. Jah Jah

FAKE ! crisis actors at its finest

2018-11-08
steroidsR4losers
steroidsR4losers

We need better crisis actors!

2018-11-08
asq 97
asq 97

Rip to the people that died but this lady seems to be putting on an act. May just be me idk Edit: I come from a place where innocent people are killed everyday (Syria) and i see the effect on their friends and loved ones. I just don't see that same effect on this young lady's face🤷🤷

2018-11-08
sean gately
sean gately

I Neva freeze. And I walked away to know da wae

2018-11-08
Alex Fisherman
Alex Fisherman

Журналистка улыбается, ебануться, калифорния

2018-11-08
MrDennisLB
MrDennisLB

When the Roman Empire fell it was all BREAD and CIRCUSES.... Now it's cheep GAS prices and Fake, Drama filled Government. Keep looking the other way.

2018-11-08
Luis Hernandez
Luis Hernandez

"democrats won one of the houses in congress so now they can easily pass any law they want!!1! must be a false flag and not a troubling trend in this country!!1!"too much fox news. I thought republicans were the party of civility?

2018-11-08
The Sharper Sword
The Sharper Sword

This is no joke. Our nation is being judged for its sins. God has departed, and now the Devil is rampaging from coast to coast.

2018-11-08
Easliy Displeased
Easliy Displeased

It sounds like firecrackers..... they aren't even trying at this point.

2018-11-08
MindFlowersDotNet
MindFlowersDotNet

The culture reliant on continual deception and manufactured, fictional trauma is fading fast. A more composed, honest, and peaceful culture is growing.

2018-11-08
SelectYourVector
SelectYourVector

To all the people who say "The federal government just wants to take away our guns", what are they gonna do, eat them? Put them on display in their hunting lodges? No, it's the victims of crimes like this that want themselves and their loved ones to be safe from gun violence that want to take your guns away. Whether that'd work or not, whether this was staged or not, nobody needs an assault rifle or 3 handguns to protect themselves. If you do it's probably too late already.

2018-11-08
Blakes Pool
Blakes Pool

But that one girl in Black Panther tells T'challa to "Never Freeze!"

2018-11-08
Al Cook
Al Cook

Realy sounded like firecrackers. Lmao wow good luck

2018-11-08
Brittney Fenech
Brittney Fenech

Why are they getting so obvious with their staged events? I mean the timing is just perfect. Bravo democrats, your butt hurt again, and now we have a "mass shooting" .....uh huh. At least get some better actors. Half the people I've seen in photos thus far are smiling.

2018-11-08
FuzzY One
FuzzY One

There is a book written in 1991 called, "Behold a Pale White Horse". By William Cooper former military intelligence. I bought the book. In that book it tells of how the Deep State was going to have school shootings to get the people to demand the removal of the second amendment. Also he tell sf how they crated Aids and had a cure before they let it out to the public. He speaks of 911 before it ever happened and so much more of what has and about to happen with much of happening now. Bill Cooper was set up to be murdered and not how lying owned Wikipedia says!!! Here is an article of that is book, that is a must read!!!! http://deusnexus.wordpress.com/2013/01/26/man-who-predicted-sandy-hook/ Here is a link to the full text of the book, if you can't buy. Chapter 12 page 225 tells of how they were planning school shootings.... http://archive.org/stream/BeholdAPaleHorse_267/BillCooper-BeholdAPaleHorse.txt

2018-11-08