REPORT: Sheriff’s sergeant called wife, then rushed into mass shooting scene (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
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Right before Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus rushed into the Borderline Bar & Grill on Wednesday night to respond to reports of a mass shooting, he called his wife.
“He said, ‘hun I got to go, I love you. I gotta go on a call,’” Sheriff Geoff Dean said.
Helus was among the first law enforcement officers to arrive shortly after 11:20 p.m. He ran through the front door and was shot multiple times by the gunman, Dean said.
The article goes on to state the following:
Helus, a Moorpark resident, was a 29-year veteran of the department and was planning to retire in the next year, Dean said.
This is Ventura County Sherrif’s Sgt. Ron Helus, killed as he responded to stop the mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA. He was a 29-year vet nearing retirement, a husband, and a father.
“He died a hero. He went in to save other people.” RIP. pic.twitter.com/yUGTCYwnei
— Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) November 8, 2018
“He died a hero. He went in to save lives, to save other people.”
— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) November 8, 2018
29-year veteran Sergeant Ron Helus died at the hospital following the mass shooting at a California bar.
He was among the first law enforcement officers to arrive at the scene and was shot multiple times while trying to enter the building. He was about a year from retirement. pic.twitter.com/CDqZxkH4PQ
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) November 8, 2018
— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2018
Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran who was about to retire, was among those killed overnight.
— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) November 8, 2018
Sgt. Ron Helus with the Venture Co. Sheriff’s Office is among the dead. He was a 29 year veteran, planning to retire next year. #BorderlineBarShooting
— Claire Crouch (@clairecrouch) November 8, 2018
— Kyle Jorrey (@KyleBJorrey) November 8, 2018
Update on victims:
Rest easy Ventura Sheriffs Sergeant Ron Helus. He died at the hospital about an hour ago.
Sgt. Helus was a 29 year veteran planning to retire next year.
He gave his life saving others.💙
12 lives stolen.💔
Thousand Oaks #Borderline
— Dawn Young-McDaniel ♿️🎬 (@justdawn_) November 8, 2018
Photo of Sgt. Ron Helus, Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy killed during Wednesday evening’s mass shooting incident at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. pic.twitter.com/ZzPlwXnNyr
— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) November 8, 2018
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