State Representative and former San Bernardino Mayor Pete Aguilar is warning residents to stay inside after a shooting killed at least 14 people and injured over 17 more on Dec. 2. 1-3 suspected shooters are still on the loose. Here’s what we know.
Representative Pete Aguilar took to Twitter to warn the residents of San Bernardino to barricade themselves in their homes and offices after unknown gunmen opened fire on the Inland Regional Center. The shooters killed at least 14 people, and injured 17 more, and are unfortunately still at large in the city east of Los Angeles. We have the details.
State Representative and former San Bernardino Mayor Pete Aguilar is trying to keep his citizens safe after 14 were killed and 14 were injured in a shooting on Dec. 2, according to ABC News. With 1-3 suspected shooters still on the loose, he feared for the safety of those still in the city, and urged them to barricade themselves indoors on Twitter, saying “Please lock your doors and stay inside. We’ll keep you updated as we receive more information.” and linking to the San Bernardino Sheriff Department where citizens can find more information on the tragic events.
Please lock your doors and stay inside. We'll keep you updated as we receive more information. https://t.co/BcDF8gRz6i
— Pete Aguilar (@RepPeteAguilar) December 2, 2015
Unfortunately, the shooters are still on the loose. Authorities are allegedly looking for “three white males dress in military gear,” according to Fox 11 Los Angeles. Those who witnessed the attack say that the alleged shooters were wearing body armor, masks, and carrying rifles. The FBI, ATF, fire department joined the Sheriff’s department on the scene, and are searching for a black SUV that the shooters may have escaped in. Triage stations were set up outside the facility for the wounded, and SWAT teams quickly surrounded building. We hope everyone in San Bernardino is staying safe and indoors while the situation unfolds.
Update: The shooters have been identified as Syed Farook, 28 and his wife,Tashfeen Malik, 27. After fleeing the scene in SUVs, they were tracked to a home in Redlands, California, where they were killed in a shootout with police.
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