San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan and Assistant Director of the Los Angeles Office of the FBI spoke at a press conference at 10:00 AM PT.
Burguan reported that 14 people were confirmed dead, as was reported yesterday. Burguan updated the number of wounded to 21.
The suspects fired between 65 and 76 rounds — spraying the room with bullets. Also found at the mass shooting scene was a pipe bomb that was actually a 3-and-1 pipe bomb device that was attached to a remote control car. The device apparently failed to detonate at the mass shooting scene as designed by the suspects.
Also found at the scene were four high capacity 223 magazines.
The suspects were wearing black tactical gear, but they were not wearing bulletproof vests.
Seven police agencies were involved in the police pursuit — the San Bernardino Police Department, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, and various other police agencies.
The suspect’s vehicle was a locally rented Ford Expedition with Utah license plates that was due to be returned yesterday.
At the end of the pursuit, 23 officers fired their weapons. The police fired 380 rounds at the suspects.
The suspects are believed to have fired about 76 rifle rounds at the police officers.
Over 1400 223 calibre rounds, and over 200 9 mm rounds were found in the suspects’ possession — either on their person or in the rented vehicle.
Two police officer were wounded in the shootout at the end of the police pursuit. One police officer received a gunshot to the left leg, and a second deputy sustained cuts from shrapnel or broken glass. The female suspect was firing her weapon out the rear window of the Ford Expedition.
The search of the suspects’ house in Redlands revealed 12 pipe bomb devices in the house and garage. There were also tools and other bomb-making materials in the house and garage.
At the property there were 2000 9 mm rounds, 2500 223 rounds, and 2200 long rifle rounds.
Computers and thumb drives were also retrieved from the home and/or garage.
The suspects were not found with Go-Pro cameras or any other type of cameras, according to Burguan.
David Bowdich, of the Los Angeles office of the FBI, asked that people have patience regarding the investigation.
A re-enactment team was flown in Thursday to study the mass shooting scene.
As a precaution non-essential county departments were closed Thursday and Friday, December 3rd and 4th.
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