WATCH: Spontaneous Crowds Line Up To Honor Fallen Thousand Oaks Officer Slain in Mass Shooting
Sgt. Ron Helus is a 29-year veteran of the Ventura County Sherrif’s Office, and as fate would have it, responded to a call of shots fired at the Borderline Bar and Grill Wednesday night. Before entering the scene he told his wife he loved her before confronting the gunman, and ultimately, lost his life while serving and protecting his fellow citizens.
Just 12 hours after the heroic act that took his life, a quickly organized processional carried his body from the scene of the shooting, and spontaneous crowds of fellow Thousand Oaks citizens lined the Los Angeles suburban blocks to honor