Ceremonies to mark anniversary of Thousand Oaks mass shooting

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THOUSAND OAKS (AP) — The 12 people killed in a mass shooting and gunbattle at a Southern California country-western bar a year ago have been remembered in a public park memorial called The Healing Garden. The garden was to be dedicated Thursday, the anniversary of the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks, starting with a private ceremony for relatives of the dead, then an event for 248 survivors before the public opening at midafternoon. Late on Nov. 7, 2018, a gunman entered the popular bar and killed 11 people. Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus was wounded by the gunman and then was accidentally killed by a California Highway Patrol officer during the ensuing gunbattle. The gunman, 28-year-old Ian David Long, killed himself. The garden , located in Conejo Cre
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