The California Legislature must do more to deter the type of violence that left six young people dead over the weekend near the University of California, Santa Barbara, Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday.
It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger’s mother got a call from her son’s therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.
Westlake 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.
Sheriff 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.
In 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.
The community of Isla Vista, a college town nestled next to UC Santa Barbara, will hold a vigil Saturday night to mourn the six people killed in a shooting rampage.
Christopher Ross Michael-Martinez was the last of six people killed by suspect Elliot Rodger near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
As the shocking news of a deadly shooting rampage erupted Saturday, officials publicly expressed their condolences for the victims and their families.
UC 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.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office Friday released its final report for Gerardo Hernandez, the TSA agent who was killed during a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month.
Transportation Security Administration officers at airports across the country Friday took a moment of silence in memory of a security agent who was fatally shot at Los Angeles International Airport.
John Zawahri left a farewell note in which he expressed remorse for killing his father and brother but left no explanation for the rampage that left them and three others dead in Santa Monica, police said Thursday.
Santa Monica graduates received their diplomas just days after a gunman unleashed a deadly shooting rampage on campus.
Friends and family are grieving the loss of 67-year-old Margarita Gomez, the last victim to be identified in the shooting rampage that killed five people and injured five others Friday.
A woman who was shot four times when she came face-to-face with the Santa Monica shooter has been released from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.