As news emerges of the Thousand Oaks massacre at the Borderline Bar and Grill late Wednesday night, November 7, Westworld actor, Clifton Collins Jr., reveals he was planning to attend the bar on the night the shooting occurred.
According to Us Weekly, Clifton Collins Jr., the actor who plays the host called Lawrence in HBO’s Westworld, was invited to the Borderline Bar in California on the night of the massacre. However, the actor decided to decline the invitation, choosing to stay home instead. As a result of this, he avoided the devastating shooting that saw 12 people killed, including the shooter. The shooter, who has been identified as 29-year-old Ian David Long, was located, dead, in his car outside the venue.
Clifton Collins Jr. revealed his close call via his official Twitter account after details emerged about the Thousand Oaks shooting.
“Getting shot at in the hood is 1 thing, it’s driven by poverty, I can understand that,” Collins’ tweet said.