Director’s Son Kills 6, Wounds 7 In Santa Barbara Shooting

Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old son of director Peter Rodger, killed six people and injured seven more in a shooting rampage last night near the UC Santa Barbara campus, it was confirmed to Deadline. He was a student at Santa Barbara City College. In all, 7 are dead, including the shooter. Police report that the younger Rodger drove his black BMW through the streets of Isla Vista business district, a quarter mile from the campus, and shot people. Before the shooting, he uploaded a video on YouTube talking about his plans. Peter Rodger, who worked on Hunger Games as a second unit director, is also a documentary filmmaker — the cast of his 2009 docu film Oh My God included Hugh Jackman, director Baz Luhrmann, Bob Geldof, Seal, Ringo Starr, David Copperfield.

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