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What we know about the suspected shooter

What we know about the suspected shooter

Police identified the California bar gunman as Ian David Long.

Here’s what we know about the shooter:

The gunman’s body was found in the bar. The shooter is dead, and his body was found inside the bar, police said. He was dead when police arrived on the scene, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said.
He used a handgun. Dean said that officials found a Glock .45-caliber handgun at the scene. The weapon usually holds 10 rounds and one in the chamber, but the gunman used an extended magazine in this shooting, Dean said.
He was a Marine Corps veteran. Long was on active duty with the US Marine Corps from August 2008 to March 2013, according to Department of Defense records.
Authorities had “minor” run-ins with him before. Dean described several “minor events” between Long and authorities, including a traffic collision. Long was the victim of a battery in 2015 and in April, deputies were called to his house for a subject disturbing.

One thing we don’t know: There is no known motive in the shooting, Dean said.