Portraits of the Fallen: These Are the Victims Killed in the Borderline Bar Shooting

Many of the November 2018 shooting victims were in their 20s, enjoying a night of music and taking a break from work and studies, when a gunman opened fire at the Thousand Oaks bar

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Portraits of the Fallen

Here are photos of those killed in the Borderline bar shooting.

Click to read about each person.

Source: NBC News; Photos: Facebook, Families

Telemachus Orfanos was a Navy veteran who survived the Las Vegas massacre a year earlier.

Alaina Housley was an 18-year-old student starting her first year of college.

Justin Meek worked as a bouncer at the Borderline Bar in Thousand Oaks.

Sgt. Ron Helus was a 29-year veteran of law enforcement who ran toward the danger when dispatched to a report of a shooting at the bar northwest of Los Angeles.

They were among the 12 victims killed when a gunman opened fire inside the bar Nov. 8, 2018. The gunfire began late that night during College Country Night at the Borderline Bar & Grill.

Many in the crowd came from Southern California colleges, like Pepperdine, Moorpark and Cal State Channel Islands. Most were in their 20s, taking a break from work and studies with a night out at the popular weekly country music event. 

Read more about the victims by clicking on their images above.

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