Breaking News- An active shooter(situations is unfolding in San Bernardino, Calif. It’s been confirmed that there was multiple shooters/attackers in military style attire. The attack occurred during a Christmas party in a housing facility with mental and physical disability clients. Fatalities have now been confirmed by authorities, and the attackers are said to be on active/on the loose.
There were initial reports of at least 20 victims down amid an active shooter incident in San Bernardino late Wednesday morning, according to a police official.
The San Bernardino Fire Department first tweeted around 11:15 a.m. that they were responding to a report of a “20-victim shooting.”
San Bernardino police confirmed via a tweet sent by the county’s Sheriff Department around 11:30 a.m. that there was an active shooter still in the area of Orange Show Road / Waterman Avenue near Park Center Circle.
The call first came in at 10:59 a.m. of multiple shots fired from the area of 1365 S. Waterman Ave., San Bernardino Police Department Lt. Richard Lawhead said. The department’s SWAT team was training nearby and was suited, “ready to roll” and responded rapidly, Lawhead said.
There were reports of at least 20 victims, Lawhead initially told KTLA. In a separate interview, the lieutenant confirmed there were multiple victims.