At Least 20 Victims In Inland Regional Center Shooting: Must-See Photos

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There are currently reports that there is an active shooter in San Bernardino, California. The fire and police departments was responding to a “20-victim shooting,” authorities said.
The incident was reported in the 1300 block of South Waterman Avenue, the Fire Department tweeted shortly before 11:15 a.m. PST.

The shooting took place at a social services building.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department warned people to avoid the area due to police activity. The area near Orange Show Road/Waterman Avenue and Park Center Circle in San Bernardino is on lockdown, the Sheriff’s Department tweeted.

Twitter reports say it’s near a Planned Parenthood facility, but CNN does not believe this was the target of the shooting.

San Bernadino is roughly 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

2:34 PM EST

CNN reports there may be hostages.

2:42 PM EST

KABC confirmed 12 fatalities.

2:47 PM EST

Twitter reports say there are one to three suspects still at large wearing military gear.

2:51 PM EST

Hostages are slowly exiting a building, according to the police broadcast. See photos below.

3:04 PM EST

ABC News reports that this occurred at the Inland Regional Center. Inland Regional Center provides services for developmentally disabled. The agency opened in 1971 and employs about 670 people.

3:13 PM EST

The suspects may have fled the scene in a black SUV, says the San Bernardino police.

3:20 PM EST

A witness with a contact inside the building reports to ABC News there was a suspicious package that is being investigated as a bomb or explosive device.

3:33 PM EST

President Obama has been briefed on shooting in San Bernardino, California.

4:07 PM EST

Reports of the vehicle the suspects escaped in are being called into police.

4:12 PM EST

Police are reporting that the suspects were armed with “AK-47 style” weapons, according to Reddit live updates.

4:20 PM EST

A witness at Roberts Elementary reported a camouflaged middle-eastern man with a beard wearing a headset at the Waterman Discount Mall – possibly armed, according to Reddit live updates.

4:57 PM EST

Live Press Conference is happening now. Watch here:
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No motive known.
At the press conference, they confirmed there were 14 dead and 14 more injured.

12/3/15, 9:07 AM EST

The suspects in this shooting have been identified as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27. The two were married and had a 6-month-old daughter.
They were heavily armed, but both killed in a shootout with police.
There was a count of 14 fatalities and 17 wounded victims.

Our hearts go out to those affected by this tragedy.
This is a developing story. Refresh for updates and new information.

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