Veteran, loving brother, a helper in the Church, who were the victims of the California arrow

The authorities have established the identity of some of the victims of the shooting that took place on 7 November at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand oaks. The shooter who murdered 12 people probably committed suicide.

«It was one of the saddest days in the history of the city», — said yesterday the mayor of Thousand-oxa Andrew Fox.

Veteran, loving brother, a helper in the Church, who were the victims of the California arrow

Ron Helus — COP with a capital letter

Deputy Sheriff Ventura County Ron Helus was just talking with my wife on the phone when the call came in about the shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill.

«I need to go out on a call, love you, talk to you later» — it was the last words the officer’s wife heard from her husband.

Help immediately exchanged fire with the attackers, was wounded and died in hospital. Sergeant Eric Bushow, colleague of Haluza, called it «a COP with a big letter». «I was not surprised that he was the first among the defendants. He was one of those guys who without hesitation rushed into battle,» said the Sergeant.

Cody Coffman: do not wait for birth sister

22-year-old Cody adored his three younger brothers aged 6 to 9 years old and madly waiting for the birth of the sisters, who have been born 29 Nov.

«Cody was a wonderful big brother, he was so happy that finally he will have a sister, but he’ll never see her,» said the victim’s father, Jason. The man added that he had spoken with his son by telephone just shortly before he went to the bar. «The first thing I said was: please don’t drive if you drink alcohol. The last thing I said I love you.»

Justin MIK: cared for children with disabilities

23-year-old graduate of California Lutheran University Justin Mick took care of the children with special needs, sang in the choir and worked in a bar Borderline.

According to eyewitnesses, Justin managed to save several people during the shooting before he died.

Since last summer the guy also worked in the organization of Island Social Services as the assistant on care of children with special needs, mainly disabilities.

Alayne Housley: athlete and violinist

Aleyne was only 18 years old, she was a promising student, studying law. She played soccer and tennis, and studied music – piano and violin. The bar girl went to dance with friends.

«There were people who would not have loved her,» said the relatives of the deceased.

Telemachus Orfanos: a veteran of the Navy

In his 27 years Orfanos Telemachus, whose friends called just «Bodies», was already a veteran of the naval forces of the United States.

His mother, Susan Schmidt-Orfanos learned that son died, said that she doesn’t need the «prayers and comforting words of politicians».

«You have my word: I want Congress to strengthen control over weapons. I want to avoid the families that will never come back kids,» the woman added.

Noel sparks — helper in the Church

21-year-old student Noel sparks was a regular at Borderline Bar & Grill. On the fateful Wednesday, she even posted photos from the bar. This photo was the last in a girl’s life.

Noel worked in the Church, helping to organize various programs for children, as loved children.

Among the 12 victims of the shooting Borderline —
Alaina Housley was just 18 years old, the niece of actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and Adam Housley journalist.
23-year-old Justin Meek was a recent college graduate.
Cody Coffman was 22 years old.

— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) November 9, 2018

Shawn Adler: the security guard who dreamed of becoming a police officer

48-year-old Sean Adler worked as a security guard at the Borderline. The father of two sons, he died protecting visitors.

«I knew him from his youth, he was a great man who simply could not refuse others help. Once he dreamed of becoming a police officer, but something didn’t work, he chose a job that still allows you to protect the people,» said a longtime friend of Adler, Debbie Allen.