Police and Fire are reporting another active shooter situation, this time in San Bernardino California. At least 20 people have been shot.
SBFD units responding to reports of 20 victim shooting incident in 1300 block of S. Waterman. SBPD is working to clear the scene.
— San Bernardino Fire (@SBCityFire) December 2, 2015
Some social media reports are claiming that this was near a Planned Parenthood, it’s true one is within a few miles, but it was not the source of the location as the shooting occurred at least a mile north of that location. MSNBC is reporting that that Planned Parenthood has reported in to clarify that they are safe and that there weren’t any
Police are reporting two shooters with masks but possibly three shooters involved total
It may also be one of the largest mass shootings we’ve had yet:
This might be one of the worst mass shootings in American history if early reports are accurate. Horrific. #sanbernardino
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 2, 2015
Police told MSNBC they got the call shortly after 11 am local time and the Inland Regional Center was the location. According to their website the center helps residents of the area with developmental disabilities.
For the past 44 years, Inland Regional Center’s qualified and supportive employees strive daily to serve more than 31,000 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. As the largest of the regional centers in the State of California, Inland Regional Center is a nonprofit, private community-based agency that is proud to help obtain services and support for our constituents. Our core values of independence, inclusion and empowerment are the foundation that drives all staff in interactions, provisions of services, and program planning processes.
One person just blocks away was doing an orientation at Amazon when the shooting began. According to the tweet, they had people sheltering in place:
They're shooting omg they got us all sitting inside
— asthmatic hispanic (@felitpe_) December 2, 2015
Another woman was fearful for her best friend nearby:
Hoping my bestie isn't @ work rn because she works right by where they're shooting 😰
— the coolest mom (@ravemamma) December 2, 2015
The story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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