"It's devastating. It's like "welcome to hell",' resident Cynthia Ball, said about the dual disasters while she was outside the teen center serving as a shelter for evacuees". A former high school classmate of Long also revealed that he was teased and bullied over his lazy eye, which deeply affected him.
"I literally feared for myself around him", Colell said in an interview. He attacked his high school track coach.
According to Colell, she found the phone and was attempting to see who owned it, when Long blew up at her. "Ian came up and started screaming at me that was his phone".
"I have lived a pretty good life and they just started their's and it's not right, it's not right". "He reached around and with one arm, groped my stomach". He groped my butt.
A mental health specialist with the crisis team who met Long said he may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, but made a decision to not detain him.
Colell said she wanted to kick Long off the team, but the boy's coach urged her to reconsider because that could compromise his goal of joining the Marines. It's desensitized completely", Sanford said, adding, "I think twice about going anywhere, honestly. By the time a cellphone alert told him to evacuate, the flames were almost upon the trailer park, burning on a hillside.
In one instance, 38-year-old Colell says Long grabbed her rear and midsection after she refused to return a cellphone he said was his. "He was the one student athlete I had that I was actually scared of". There are hundreds of thousands of people with PTSD.
Flames driven by powerful winds torched at least 150 homes in Southern California, burning parts of tony Calabasas and mansions in Malibu and prompting orders for 250,000 people - including some celebrities - to flee as the fire marched across the Santa Monica Mountains toward the sea. "There were signs and the administration knew it".
She claims she had run-ins with then-sprinter Long that convinced her that he was "mentally disturbed" and had "anger issues" before he left to join the U.S. Marine Corps.
"He was excited to get out so he could go back home, ride his motorcycle again and finish school", Kellogg said. "He was kind of a loner". "Wouldn't that just be a big bowl of irony", Long wrote around the time he carried out the mass shooting.
"I don't want prayers, I don't want thoughts, I want gun control and I hope to God nobody else sends me more prayers".
Winnett and Long met six years ago via a Craigslist ad for a roommate. The mental health specialist concluded there were no grounds to have him involuntarily committed.
Winnett said, "Unfortunately, he did whatever he did". And tonight, as I told his wife, he died a hero because he went in to save lives.