Cook's Corner mass shooting: Dead gunman was retired Ventura cop

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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - The suspect behind the Cook's Corner mass shooting in Orange County was confirmed to be a former member of law enforcement. The Orange County Sheriff's Department also revealed the identities of those killed in the mass shooting: John Leehy, 67, Tonya Clark, 49, and Glen Sprowl Jr., 53.

Authorities responded to the famed biker bar, located in the 19100 block of Santiago Canyon Road, just after 7 p.m. Four people were pronounced dead at the scene and six others were injured when the gunman opened fire.

The suspect has since been identified as John Snowling, according to Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer. Snowling was a former Ventura Police Department officer who retired as a sergeant in 2014.

Of the six people injured, five of them had gunshot wounds, sheriff's officials said. The nature of the sixth person's injuries was unknown. 

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All six patients were taken to Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, where two were listed in critical condition and four others were considered stable, according to a statement from the hospital.

Snowling died after the shooting, officials say. His gun was recovered from the scene.

When asked whether the situation was connected to a domestic violence situation, authorities said they were hearing and investigating those same angles.

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