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Authorities: 6 shot at bar in California

AP  |  Thousand Oaks (US) 

A sheriff's says at least six people were shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened fire in a crowded Southern bar.

Sheriff's Office Capt. said at a conference early Thursday that a sheriff's deputy was also shot and taken to a hospital. He could not immediately provide information on the extent of the victims' injuries.

The sheriff's says the first reports of shots fired came around 11:20 p.m. at the & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of

He said responding deputies could hear gunshots as they arrived on scene.

Authorities are still treating it as an active shooter scene.

No other information was immediately available.

Authorities say there were multiple injuries including one after a man opened fire in Southern bar late Wednesday.

Police tell the Star that the initial report came around 11:20 p.m. that a man opened fire at the & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of The extent of the victims' injuries wasn't immediately known.

Sheriff's Office Capt. said late Wednesday that it was still "a very active scene." Witnesses tell ABC that a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs and starting to fire again.

Police tell the Times that at least 30 shots were fired.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 14:45 IST