THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Jason Coffman has recognized his 22-year-old son, Cody Coffman, as among the many 12 individuals killed in a taking pictures rampage at a California bar. The victims have been shot and killed late Wednesday by a gunman who opened fireplace on the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was holding a weekly nation music dance night time for faculty college students. 

Authorities recognized the suspect as 28-year-old former Marine Ian David Lengthy.

Chatting with reporters, Jason Coffman mentioned he talked to his son Cody Wednesday night time earlier than he headed out the door. “Very first thing I mentioned was ‘please do not drink and drive.’ Final thing I mentioned was, ‘Son, I really like you.'”

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Jason mentioned Cody had simply turned 22 and that he was on his method of fulfilling his dream of serving his nation. He was speaking to recruiters about becoming a member of the navy.

Cody had two brothers, aged eight and 6, and a sister who has not been born but. “He needed to be the massive brother to those two boys and one sister that is coming,” Jason mentioned. 

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He mentioned he needs to hope for everybody else who’s going to undergo this similar state of affairs, including, “There’s many extra to return, however for me this can be a coronary heart that I will by no means get again.”

On Thursday, individuals have been in search of family members who haven’t turned up within the wake of the assault. “Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband have been in search of their lacking niece.

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A Pepperdine College suitemate of Alaina Housley mentioned on Twitter her buddy was lacking and supplied an outline of what she was carrying. Mowry-Housley responded by figuring out herself as Housley’s aunt and sought to contact the suitemate instantly.

Housley’s suitemate mentioned Housely was amongst a bunch of girls who went dancing on the bar and has not returned.

Mowry-Housley’s husband, former Fox Information correspondent Adam Housley, additionally took to Twitter to ask: “Please pray in case you consider….pray.”

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