Ashton Kutcher revealed his spouse, Mila Kunis, hosted his 40th celebration at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, simply months earlier than 12 individuals died in a mass taking pictures on the similar bar.
“My spouse threw me a celebration this 12 months on the Borderline,” the actor tweeted on Thursday, November eight. “Solely cause we’re alive is the shooter selected a special night time. My coronary heart goes out to the victims.”
The taking pictures occurred round 11:20 p.m. PT on Wednesday, November 7, throughout a university nation night time on the venue, based on CNN.
Police later recognized the gunman, who was discovered lifeless contained in the bar, as 28-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ian David Lengthy. Victims of the taking pictures embody Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, one of many first responders on the scene and a 29-year regulation enforcement veteran.
“Our hearts are damaged. We simply discovered that our niece Alaina was one of many victims of final night time’s taking pictures at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks,” the couple mentioned in a press release to Us Weekly on Thursday, November eight. “Alaina was an unbelievable younger girl with a lot life forward of her and we’re devastated that her life was reduce brief on this method.”
Moreover, Westworld actor Clifton Collins Jr. mentioned he turned down an invite to attend an occasion on the bar that night time. “Getting shot within the hood is 1 factor, it’s pushed by poverty, I can perceive that, however getting shot at in a membership is one other factor all collectively,” the 48-year-old tweeted on Thursday, November eight. “Am grateful for my pals @Porsche who stored me residence final night time as a substitute of accepting invite to Borderline. Coronary heart goes out to these.”