12 dead in US shooting

Twelve people, including a police sergeant, were killed in a shooting at a nightclub close to Los Angeles, police said.

All the victims were shot dead inside the bar in the suburb of Thousand Oaks at around midnight (local time), including the officer who had been called to the scene, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters.

The suspected gunman was also shot dead by police, Sheriff Dean added.

-Noah Harte