Marine veteran who killed 12 in California bar served in brutal Afghanistan province, may have had PTSD
Friday, 9 November 2018 As hundreds mourn the death of 12 people savagely gunned down inside a California bar Wednesday night, law enforcement seeks a motive for the senseless massacre at the hands of a former Marine who months before had been cleared by a mental health professional.
The man suspected of killing 12 people in a Southern California bar was a decorated Marine Corps machine gunner who served in Afghanistan and later exhibited signs of instability that came to the attention of police, authorities said on Thursday. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Three weeks ago a former U.S. Marine opened fire at a Western-themed bar and dance hall in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks. 28-year-old Ian David Long acted alone in the shooting at Borderline..