Bouncer recognized as Thousand Oaks bar capturing sufferer


A bouncer was among the many 12 victims killed in Wednesday night time’s mass capturing inside a California bar — he died saving others.

Justin Meek, 23, was working at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, when a gunman entered and started capturing round 11:30 p.m., based on his alma mater, California Lutheran College.

Meek, a recently-graduated prison justice main, died “heroically,” saving lives, based on a press release from the college president, Chris Kimball.

“Cal Lutheran wraps its arms across the Meek household and different households, and round each member of this neighborhood of caring,” the assertion learn.

His Fb profile is stuffed with pictures of himself fishing and taking part in guitar.

He was a former Eagle Scout, and graduated from Cal Lutheran in Might, based on his work profile on

Justin Meek
Justin MeekFb

He’s the third civilian to be recognized as among the many lifeless. The others are aspiring Military recruit Cody Coffman, 22, and Pepperdine College freshman Alaina Housley, the 18-year-old niece of “Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley.

Meek’s little sister, Victoria Rose Meek, 20, labored on the bar along with her brother, and had promoted the Wednesday night time “School Nation Evening” on her Instagram account, victoriarose_linedance, which included clips displaying her twirling to the music shortly earlier than the capturing.

“It’s Wednesday y’all so come get foolish and Shake your Southside tonight at Borderline’s School Nation Evening!” posted the sister, a present pupil at Cal Lutheran.

By Thursday night time, her account had stuffed with fearful posts from well-wishers. “Hope you’re protected!!!” wrote one. “Praying you’re okay and for everybody who was there tonight,” wrote one other.

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