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The mother of Telemachus Orfanos, one of the 12 people killed Wednesday night in a mass shooting inside a Southern California bar filled with local college students, made an emotional plea for stricter gun control laws after her son’s death. “I have two words: gun control,” Susan Orfanos told BuzzFeed News when reached by phone…

Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, a 29-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, was the first to arrive at the scene of the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night. He was accompanied by a California Highway Patrol officer. The officers’ active shooter training meant they knew they…