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Sheriff's sergeant called wife, then rushed into Thousand Oaks mass shooting scene. 'He died a hero'

LOS ANGELES - Right before Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus rushed into the Borderline Bar & Grill on Wednesday night to respond to reports of a mass shooting, he called his wife.

"He said, 'hon, I got to go, I love you. I gotta go on a call,'" Sheriff Geoff Dean said.

Helus was

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