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Mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA leaves several people dead
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Mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA leaves several people dead

Mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA leaves several people dead
A swat team arrives at the scene of a shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Police responded to reports of an active shooter at a social services facility. (Doug Saunders/Los Angeles News Group via AP)

Mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA leaves several people dead

UPDATE 7:00 p.m. CST: The search continues for a possible suspect in a mass shooting that left 14 people dead and 17 injured in San Bernardino Wednesday.

Conflicting reports indicate that between one and three suspects were involved in a shootout with police after officers attempted to stop a black SUV.

At least one of them was reportedly shot and killed at that scene.

Dozens of officers could be seen combing the neighborhood near that shootout, rushing to try and pin down the location of any suspects in the area before darkness fell.

More information has begun trickling out about the original shooting scene at the Inland Regional Center.

Apparently, the gunfire erupted at a Christmas Party that was being held by an agency at that location.

There have been wildly varying descriptions of the suspects, but most accounts agree that there were three shooters, dressed in black and wearing masks at the Inland Regional Center.

Witnesses say the suspects involved in the shootout involving the SUV appeared to be dressed in black, but were not wearing masks at that time.

Oddly, the shootout occurred hours after the initial shooting, but only about a mile or two from the attack.


UPDATE 6:30 p.m. CST: It now appears two suspects in the San Bernardino mass shootings have died after a gun battle with police.

Investigators have only confirmed that officers following up on leads from the mass shooting encountered a black SUV believed to have been involved in the murders.

There are reports that a third suspect escaped the second scene and may be hiding in a nearby neighborhood.

Multiple 911 calls came in from residents of the area reporting a man running through the area.

Police confirm one officer was injured in the shootout with the occupants of the SUV, and was taken to an area hospital.

SBPD says that officer's wounds are not life-threatening.


UPDATE 5:40 p.m. CST: Video feeds from multiple sources confirm police SWAT teams have surrounded a black SUV in San Bernadino.

Reports from the scene indicate one suspect down and probably dead, two others may remain barricaded inside the SUV and have refused to surrender.

A number of apparent bullet holes were visible on the front windshield of the SUV.

Multiple tactical vehicles surround the SUV, including one that appears to be dedicated to handling high explosives.


UPDATE 5:30 p.m. CST: There are reports of a possible shootout in San Bernardino involving the occupants of a black SUV.

Police report one suspect was injured or killed in the incident.

What isn't clear yet is whether that shootout is connected to the mass shooting earlier Wednesday at the Inland Regional Center.

Police have also updated the number of victims in those shootings, saying they believe 14 people died and 17 were injured.


UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. CST: Investigators in San Bernardino, California now confirm at least 14 people have died in the nation's most recent mass shooting.

Reports indicate at least another 14 people were injured.

The attack began about 11:00 a.m. local time, 1:00 p.m. Central Time, at a facility called The Inland Regional Center, a facility that provides services to disabled people and others in need.

It's believed there were up to three attackers involved, and some witnesses say they wore military-styled clothing and possibly body armor.

Police confirm they have not made any arrests, and it now appears the suspects are at large.

A black Yukon SUV was seen driving away from the scene moments after the attack, though police aren't positive the vehicle contained possible suspects.

The FBI and ATF both has teams on the ground at the scene.


UPDATE 3:40 CST: Reports from San Bernardino now indicate at least one, if not all of the suspects have escaped the scene and a manhunt is underway.

For the first time, investigators have confirmed multiple fatalities, and indicated that they believe there were at least three shooters.

A black SUV, reportedly a Yukon, was reportedly seen leaving the scene, but because it had tinted windows witnesses couldn't tell how many people might have been inside, nor how they were dressed.

Some reports indicate the suspects were dressed in military-style clothing and possible wearing body armor.


UPDATE: Authorities now confirming to FOX News that they believe there are three suspects, all armed with rifles and all still at large.

At least one suspicious device was discovered in a building, which led police to withdraw and call in the bomb squad.

Authorities are also searching for an SUV who left the area about the time of the shooting, though it's unclear if it may have contained suspects.


At least a dozen people are reported dead and perhaps twenty or more injured in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.

Early reports indicate multiple gunmen, possibly wearing masks and carrying semiautomatic rifles opened fire around 1:00 p.m. Central Time, 11:00 a.m. Pacific.

A massive police response surrounds the building where the situation remained active nearly an hour later.

The building involved appears to be the The Inland Regional Center, provides services to disabled people and others in need.

KRMG is following this rapidly developing story and will update you on air, online and on mobile devices as more information becomes available.

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