Crime & Justice

Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Killed By Friendly Fire At Borderline Shooting

A police officer provides security near the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks the day after a mass shooting. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)
A police officer provides security near the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks the day after a mass shooting. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)
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The bullet that killed Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus as he confronted the gunman in a mass shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar was fired by a California Highway Patrol officer who responded with him, authorities said Friday.

Read more on LAist.com: Ventura County Sheriff's Sergeant Who Died In Borderline Shooting Was Killed By Friendly Fire and Police Responded Immediately To Chaotic, Confusing Mass Shooting At Borderline Bar — Then Slowed.