Borderline shooting sparks new legislation

The call came in like so many others: Ventura County sheriff’s deputies requesting a mental health check on a subject at his home. A fight between an ex-Marine and his mother over money. Screaming. Shouting. Holes punched in walls.

Little is known about the brief April 2018 meeting between Ian David Long and members of a Ventura County mobile crisis-response team, a group of mental health specialists whose job it is to determine whether a person is a danger to themselves or others. Privacy la...

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