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When the gunshots paused, Matt Wennerstorm said he knew the shooter must be reloading, and he didn't waste the moment. 

College students out for a good time and a veteran lawman on patrol became heroes during a shooting at a country music bar by pulling people to safety and rushing into the gunfire. Many of the scores of young people regularly went to Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, where a gunman stormed in Wednesday and opened fire, killing 12 people before killing himself. "It was just a normal Wednesday night, just having a good time," said Moorpark College freshman Cole Knapp, who suddenly heard a loud bang that he initially dismissed as a prankster setting off a firecracker. Then he looked up and saw a man in a black hoodie holding a gun.

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First there was smoke, then bullets flying and screaming as panicked patrons fled Borderline Bar & Grill in California.

Matt Wennerstrom said he pushed 30 to 35 people through a window when a gunman opened fire at college night inside Borderline Bar and Grill, California.