A video captured by a school pupil and posted to Instagram exhibits the harrowing scene within a Southern California bar when 12 individuals had been shot and killed there Wednesday evening.
Within the video posted by 22-year-old Cal Lutheran College pupil Dallas Knapp, a darkish determine may be seen throughout an empty dance flooring on the Borderline Grill & Bar in Thousand Oaks earlier than a number of gunshots ring out.
“I regarded him in his eyes whereas he killed my mates I hope he rots in hell for eternity,” Knapp wrote within the put up. “The man you see is the assassin and the pictures are him taking pictures individuals making an attempt to get out the home windows.”
After a quick lull in gunfire, Knapp bolts out of the bar and runs into the car parking zone, yelling, “Guys, run — go. He’s popping out this door.”
Knapp, who didn’t reply to BuzzFeed Information’ requests for remark Thursday, later posted dwell movies on his Instagram by which he mentioned he watched the gunman shoot two of his mates.
“I am at a bar by my fucking college and I actually watched one in every of my greatest mates get shot,” a visibly distraught Knapp mentioned. “I am so executed with this shit, man.”
Knapp added that if he would have been allowed to have a gun contained in the bar he may have saved lives, including that he heard a minimum of 50 pictures fired all through the bloodbath.
“I watched him stroll in after which he simply begins unloading on individuals,” Knapp mentioned, including that his buddy, Justin Meek, one of many 12 killed within the taking pictures, tried to wrestle the handgun from him.
“He killed him,” Knapp mentioned. “Shot him thrice within the again when he was already on the bottom after he already shot him.”
In a separate put up, he shared a photograph of him and Meek, calling his buddy “a hero.”