Time: 9:44 p.m. CEST Update: Dec.3 1:01 a.m. CEST
The Wednesday afternoon in San Bernardino, California ended in a bloodbath with 14 people dead and 17 more injured, which was deadliest mass shooting in the United States since Sandy Hook. CNN reported, at its center, a couple, Farook and Tashfeen Malik. Both started a shooting at the Inland Regional Center, a facility for the disabled.
Media in the United States reported on Wednesday that police officers have blocked a dark SUV in San Bernardino and according to police, a suspect is down, reports MPR News.
The police in San Bernardino intensified a manhunt for gunmen who fired dozens of shots Wednesday inside a conference hall in a center for disabilities in San Bernardino, California. The authorities confirmed at a news conference that the gunmen killed at least 14 and injured 14 people. Police are still searching for the suspects, as the New York Times reports.
The authorities in San Bernardino, California reported on Wednesday on as many as three active shooters with rifles and ‘multiple victims’ at a social service center, the USA Today reports. According to witnesses, shooters are wearing ski masks and vests. There were reports of multiple victims, as Lt. Rich Lawhead told the Associated Press. The USA Today reports that the San Bernardino Fire Department said on Twitter about reports of possibly 20 victims.
Authorities said the shooting took place at the Inland Regional Center. which provides services for people with developmental disabilities. According to its Facebook page, 670 Inland Regional Center staff members provide services to more than 30,200 people in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The center’s clients range from toddlers to seniors. Loma Linda University Medical Center emergency hotline reports that it is “expecting an influx of patients from the scene.”
Many of the injured were taken from the building on a stretcher and strapped into gurneys. Police were also investigating a “suspicious device” at the scene, which is also near a golf course. Police SWAT teams respond with police securing up the area. San Bernardino is located about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Department of Homeland Security briefed the president on the shooting in San Bernardino.