Police block off an area of the rampage shooting crime scene in Santa Barbara. Image: Santa Barbara Independent.
A series of drive-by shootings
in the Isla Vista area near the University of California at Santa Barbara Friday night left seven people dead
. The suspect, Elliot Rodger, was shot dead during the melee. He has been identified
as the son of "Hunger Games" assistant director Peter Rodger
, and is believed to have left a violent video
in which he spoke of feeling alienated from and rejected by women, and wanting to seek revenge and punishment. Read the rest