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'Howard County is not excluded' from deadly gun attacks, police warn at defense training seminar

'Howard County is not excluded' from deadly gun attacks, police warn at defense training seminar

Katrina Murphy said she woke up Thursday and was shocked as she learned of a gunman’s late-night attack that occurred less than four miles from her alma mater, California Lutheran University, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

“Did I really hear Thousand Oaks?” Murphy thought.

Thousand Oaks “is the town of yesteryear,” Murphy said. “It’s a quaint town where the people are very kind and welcoming.”

“You don’t envision this thing, [for] the peacefulness to be shattered,” she said.

Late Wednesday night, a man...

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