British-born gunman 'convinced US authorities he was no threat'

British-born gunman Elliot Rodger, who stabbed and killed his US college room-mates before embarking on a shooting rampage, convinced authorities that he was not a threat during a welfare check to his home last month.

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Footage shows shooting from inside Isla Vista deli

Surveillance footage of the moments Elliot Rodger opened fire at a deli in Isla Vista, California, has been released.

The video broadcast on ABC in the United States shows customers queuing at a cash register before ducking to the floor.

Customers at I.V deli in Isla Vista shown cowering as Elliot Rodger begins shooting. Credit: ABC7

CNN said the video also shows the moments victim Christopher Martinez, 20, ran inside and was hit by bullets before his friends performed CPR, however the footage was not broadcast.

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