Mass Shooting

Former Orange County Resident Among 9 Victims Killed In Oregon Mass ShootingsAs authorities in Oregon on Friday afternoon announced the names of nine victims who were killed on Thursday by a 26-year-old community college student, the family of former Orange County resident Kim Saltmarsh Dietz was already mourning.
Teens Admit To Discussing Plans For Mass Shooting At South Pasadena High SchoolAn 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy admitted before a juvenile court judge Wednesday that they had discussed plans for a mass shooting at their South Pasadena High School last year.
OC District Attorney's Office Removed From Seal Beach Mass Shooting CaseA judge has removed the Orange County District Attorney's Office from the Seal Beach mass shooting case following a misconduct trial.
Mother: Santa Barbara Rampage Lawsuit To Prevent Future TragediesA tearful mother of a student slain in a rampage outside Santa Barbara last year says she's suing to prevent future tragedies.
South Pasadena Beefs Up Security For Start Of School Year Following Mass Shooting ThreatStudents returned with increased security to South Pasadena High School Thursday for the new school year, just days after a mass shooting plot was foiled by police.
Judge: Prosecutors Can't Use Statements Scott Dekraai Made In Jail For Salon Meritage TrialAn Orange County judge ruled on Monday that prosecutors could not use statements made in jail by convicted mass killer Scott Dekraai during the penalty phase of his trial.
Vigils, Memorials Grow For Isla Vista Rampage Victims Memorials and vigils are growing across the Southland to honor victims of the shootings and stabbings in Isla Vista Friday night, according to a memorial page on Facebook.
2 Women Killed In UCSB Shooting Rampage Had SoCal ConnectionsWestlake Village native Veronika Weiss, 19, and Chino Hills native Katherine "Katy" Cooper, 22, were standing near their sorority house when Elliot Rodger began knocking on the door. When he couldn't get inside, he shot the victims.
Santa Barbara Sheriffs Say They Never Saw Menacing Videos Before RampageSheriff Bill Brown has defended the officers' actions, but the case highlights the challenges that police face in assessing the mental health of adults, particularly those with no history of violent breakdowns, institutionalizations or serious crimes.
3 UCSB Students Listed Among Shooting Rampage VictimsIn YouTube videos and a long written manifesto, Elliot Rodger aired his contempt for everyone from his roommates to the whole human race, reserving special hate for two groups: the women he says kept him a virgin for all of his 22 years, and the men they chose instead.
World Reacts To Isla Vista Stabbing, Shooting RampageAs the shocking news of a deadly shooting rampage erupted Saturday, officials publicly expressed their condolences for the victims and their families.
UCSB Officials Set Up Emergency Center For Mass Shooting FalloutUC Santa Barbara officials are responding to the mass shooting that rocked the college town of Isla Vista Friday night by setting up an emergency center for those connected to the tragedy.