Aerials show multiple police units and paramedics responding to a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.
SAN BERNADINO,CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 2, 2015) (NBC) – At least one person opened fire in the Southern California city of San Bernardino on Wednesday (December 2) and as many as 20 people were wounded, authorities said.
The San Bernardino Police Department said on Twitter that it had “confirmed 1 to 3 possible suspects” and multiple victims in the shooting. The agency called it an “active shooter” incident.
The San Bernardino Fire Department said in a tweet that it was responding to reports of 20 victims.
Aerials showed lines of people with their arms raised in the air being escorted to an area where police could screen them.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the shooting took place at about 11 a.m. (1600 GMT) at a social service office in San Bernardino.
A police spokeswoman told the Times that the suspects were heavily armed and possibly wearing body armor.