Woman Involved in California Shooting Came to U.S. on Fiancee Visa

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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say the woman who helped her husband kill 14 people a banquet at a social service center in Southern California had a Pakistani passport and came to the U.S. on a fiancee visa.

David Bowdich, assistant director of the FBI's Los Angeles office, says Syed Farook, a U.S. citizen, traveled internationally and entered the U.S. with Tashfeen Malik in July 2014.

He said at a news conference Thursday that the bureau doesn't know all the countries Farook went to and that a motive for the shooting is not yet known.

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan says the couple had more than 1,600 bullets with them when they were killed in a gunbattle with police.

He also said at a news conference Thursday that the shooters had more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition at their home, 12 pipe bombs and hundreds of tools that could be used to make improvised explosive devices.

Burguan says the couple sprayed the room with bullets but police didn't know if any one person was targeted.

Police and the FBI say the attack was planned but they do not know a motive.



 
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