Law Enforcement Official Names 1 Suspect in San Bernardino Shooting

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SAN BERNARDINO —

A law enforcement official has identified Syed Farook as one of the suspects in a mass shooting in Southern California.

The official, who was briefed on the case, was not authorized to speak to the media about the ongoing investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Farook was an inspector with the county health department, he reportedly abruptly left an event at the Inland Regional Center before the shootings, law enforcement said.

Sources say that Farook is known to be a U.S. citizen.

Police say two suspects — a man and a woman — were killed in a gunbattle with police after the shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.

Police say another person who was spotted running near the gunbattle was detained but they have said it is unclear if that person had anything to do with the shooting.

The official did not provide more details.

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