Man and wife left baby at home before returning to office holiday party with automatic weapons
Suspects dead in bloody shootout with police; motive sought.
- Two suspects were killed by police in San Bernardino after a mass shooting at a conference center Wednesday
- Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a gun battle with police after the mass shooting
- Farook is said to have traveled to Saudi Arabia earlier this year and returned with a wife – and a baby followed
- He wrote in an online profile on a Muslim dating site six years prior that he enjoys doing target practice in his backyard
- Farook and his wife left their six-month-old baby daughter with his mother in Redlands, California, a community a couple of hours outside Los Angeles, telling her they were going for a doctor’s appointment
- Police said 14 died and a 17 were wounded after suspects opened fire at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday
- San Bernardino Police Chief said shooters wore ‘assault-style’ clothing and had two handguns and two assault rifles – all legally purchased in US within the past four years, according to ATF
- Farook had attended the holiday party but ‘left’ angry, according to police, and later returned with his wife to carry out the massacre
- Suspects left three explosive devices rigged to a remote-controlled toy car inside at the Inland Regional Center before fleeing in an SUV
- Cops were in a dramatic standoff with the suspects after reports that up to three people were on the loose
- Suspects reportedly threw pipe bombs out of the windows of their SUV before they were taken down by police
- An officer was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries after the standoff on a residential street
- Police and federal agents searched a home in Redlands associated with Farook’s family early Thursday morning in desperate hunt for clues
In an interview with CBS News this afternoon, Obama addressed this latest shooting.
“We have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world, and there are some steps we can take… to improve the odds that they don’t happen as frequently,” said the president. His solution is to remove gun rights.