Santa Barbara Sheriff Bill Brown confirmed today that the man suspected of shooting dead six people in California is Elliot Rodger, 22, a student of Santa Barbara City College, who lived in the Isla Vista area.
The suspected gunman had three previous contacts with the sheriff's office in 2013, and twice this year.
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