Disturbing, Dramatic New Details Emerge About San Bernardino Terror Attack

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com)  —  A new report from the Justice Department and the Police Foundation reveal many new, disturbing and dramatic details about the San Bernardino terror attack last December.

The report revealed that three mystery people tried to rush the two terrorists – but these heroes were gunned down. KCAL9’s Tom Wait says the report also included new information about the bravery and heroism from police and paramedics.

The report focused on what happened the day Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik walked into the Inland Regional Center and started shooting.

When police and federal agents arrived on scene this is what they saw as they tried to clear the building.

“It was the worst thing imaginable—some people were quiet, hiding, others were screaming or dying, grabbing at your legs because they wanted us to get them out, but our job at the moment was to keep going,” the patrol officer said. “That was the hardest part, stepping over them.”

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And there were more heartbreaking stories from victims.

A woman who was shot in the head asked a wounded coworker to call her mother to say goodbye. The coworker tried to comfort her and asked if she was okay. “The victim said I’m not, I’m bleeding from the mouth and then she closed her eyes for good,” the coworker wrote.

The shooting unfolded during a training session – a photo was snapped just minutes before the shooters fired more than 100 rounds.

“As the chaos unfolded, a round hit a fire sprinkler pipe causing water to pour out of the ceiling. The water and smoke that filled the room made it difficult for people to see. The shooters walked between tables. If someone moved or made a sound, the shooters fired one or multiple shots into their body,” the report related.

The terror couple escaped after they carried out their horrific crime. But an interview with a very observant witness helped police figure out who the masked shooters were — using body language and body structure. Witnesses also described the rented black SUV driven by the two.

A San Bernardino investigator quickly zeroed in on the rental company and officers made their way to the couple’s Redlands apartment and the chase began.

When it was over Farook was shot 26 times – his wife 15 times.

One other very troubling detail: Police found a bag in the conference room that contained three pipe bombs. They didn’t realize the bag was there until about six hours after the shooting. Police believe those explosives were supposed to go off after first-responders reached the scene.


One Comment

  1. Ryan J Brown says:

    Don’t forget the terrorists were muslim. That’s all you need to know about that ideology.

    1. Joe V says:

      This is the face of Islam.

    2. B DA Truth says:

      The FBI and Justice Department are still searching for a motive, and probably will never find one.

      1. Mitch Rapp says:

        This current DOJ will undoubtedly come to the conclusion that it was work place violence.

      2. Paniculate Jones says:

        Motive? Seriously? Kill non-Muslims. It’s in their book. It’s kind of weird how the “facts” of what happened are dribbled out.

    3. Contra Ventus says:

      Obama himself has purposefully kept his hands to his side during the National Anthem, on stage and as a US Senator. There are YouTube videos. Now Obama has affirmed the actions of entitled and ghetto blacks to work together with radical islamists, in a joint effort to destroy the flag, and by default, the U.S. (see the latest destruction of 9/11 memorials)

      As for the last verse of the National Anthem, there were slaves of the War of 1812 who took part in the bombing of Fort McHenry, just like Tsarnev took part in the bombing of Boston. The slaves, like Tsarnev, sided with the enemy and took up arms at wartime against the US. Those who took up arms committed the same act of treason as the US muslims from Michigan who now take up arms against the US in wartime. No difference. Blowing stuff up, makes you an ‘enemy combatant’ no matter your ‘legal status’.

      The blacks who kneel during the National Anthem are both ‘giving comfort to’ and ‘aiding and abetting’ an active, violent enemy of the US, just as the slaves did during the War of 1812. The NFL owners who are making billions due to the ‘globalist’ destruction of the US, are complicit in this act of treason. White on black violence is a ‘globalist’ lie. Look at the overwhelming data that goes the other way. Divide and Conquer.

      If you watch pro-football, you may as well vote for Hillary or Obama for a 3rd term.

    4. Honest John says:

      I’m surprised that your post was able to evade the PC screeners. Of course it’s dead obvious that there was/is a strong connection between Islam and violence against their infidels – heck it’s a significant part of the”religious tenets” (100+ admonitions in the Koran to do so), BUT no ONE can tell us poor infidels which of the 100+ they are “just kidding” about. None?

  2. Jerry Seinfeld says:

    Tell us again how islam is a “Religion of Peace?”

    1. Precisely Jerry. True Islam is everything BUT a religion of peace. From now on, we all need to get into the mindset that violent Muslims are actually FAITHFUL Muslims. They are practicing what is written in their cursed Koran. Thank God that most Muslims are NOT faithful to their Koran or this world would be a war zone.

    2. Islam is sometimes translated as “peace” but “submission to God” is more accurate. And that means submission to a religion that has never had a notion of separation of mosque and state. Doubtless the reason Democrats want them here in large numbers. Democrats have never supported separation of church and state as a general principle; it’s just hostility to Christianity that drives them.

  3. Steve Hollar says:

    Will you please call these sub-humans what they are. Islamic Terrorists. I know liberals think we should bow to Islam and not do or say anything that might offend Muslims after 9/11, but come on, let’s call a spade a spade.

  4. Islam is an evil murderous suicide sex cult.
    The Quoran demands Muslims murder non-Muslims.
    The only solution is to outlaw Islam & banish Muslims.

    1. Scott in Phx says:

      Well I suggested that back 2007 but nobody wants to get behind it.


  5. Ima says:

    When was the last time a muslim attacked a gun shop, gun show or other venue where people are known to be armed?

    1. GNAC says:

      On June 1, 2009, Carlos Bledsoe shot and killed 23-year-old Pvt. William Long and wounded 18-year-old Pvt. Quinton Ezeagwula in an attack on an Army recruiting station in Little Rock,

      2009 Fort Hood The best-known case is, of course, Maj. Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 people and wounded 32 others in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009.

      an alleged plot inspired by ISIS to attack a military base was foiled in Illinois. On March 25, 2015 Hasan Edmonds, a 22-year-old U.S. citizen, and his cousin Jonas Edmonds, a 29-year-old U.S. citizen, were arrested. The two allegedly plotted for Hasan, a member of the Illinois National Guard, to travel to Syria to fight with ISIS while Jonas would carry out an attack on a military facility. The two were monitored by an undercover officer.

      (CNN)On Thursday morning, four U.S. Marines were killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when a gunman shot at two separate military facilities: a military recruiting center and a Navy training reserve center. 7/17/2015

      not unheard of……

      1. CrazyHungarian says:

        Thanks to an order from Bill Clinton, the military is disarmed while on Federal property. You can credit some of the 13 that Hassan killed to Bill Clinton.

      2. MrPete says:

        GNAC, you make the case of those you disagree with. Hard to believe but the military is UNarmed. Sitting ducks.

  6. JJ says:

    We need to stop being STRONG, and saying our “prayers for the dead”, etc, and take these f*%ckers out with extreme prejudice. Period.

  7. Some of the her murdered coworkers had given the Muslim ‘woman’ a baby shower. Embracing Islam is akin to embracing a hungry adult Burmese python.

  8. Lisa Bright says:

    Stop federal aid to Catholic Charities and Lutheran Ministries who benefit as recipients of the annual $1 BILLION IN RESETTLEMENT AID paid for by taxpayers. 40% of all immigrants are Muslim.

    These religious entities are changing the fabric of America and profiting on the backs of U.S. taxpayers. This $1 Billion in aid going to churches should go directly to 35.4% of Americans on Welfare who need educuation, training and jobs.

    1. Planning to vote for Clinton then?

  9. L_Dave says:

    Hillary’s solution? Invite another 650,000 un-vettable muslims to our country. (You know, less than 10% of them are likely to cause trouble.) The “refugees” in Syria are refugees because they’re rebels trying to overthrow the government in order to impose sharia law.

  10. Mike Giles says:

    The gutless weaklings of “The Media” are in love with PC’s love of Islamic Terrorists, right along with their bed-time antics with Hillary, & Obama every single night, (as we see every day over ABC/CBS/NBC/MSNBC/CNN/NPR, & my once-revered PBS)! This highly-educated educator/artist has “Awakened” from “The Media’s” dedicated journalistic criminality in supporting my former party’s lies, omissions, and diversions!!

  11. Bob believer says:

    This is all baloney. Fake attack didn’t happen as portrayed. Wake up people, seek the truth.

    1. Steve Thomas says:

      It’s time to take your meds, Bob.

  12. Judy Newton says:

    Heard an interview with an MK Ultra victim who said this couple was definitely mind controlled and triggered to be patsies. Who would willingly leave their new baby to do such a futile act? This is just another false flag to continue fueling the NWO’s divide and conquer strategy. Judging by the comments here, it’s working.

    1. KW says:

      Or…they were just plain crazy. Now that’s thought.

  13. dja says:

    “three mystery people tried to rush the two terrorists – but these heroes were gunned down.”

    If only one of those hero’s who rushed the shooters had had a gun how many would be alive today?

    1. Eskyman says:

      Excellent comment! Since CA doesn’t recognize the 2nd Amendment, it looks like we’re just supposed to suffer and die, not take arms against our enemies. We need concealed carry laws in this state NOW!

      1. Anonymouse says:

        What we need is acceptance of our second amendment rights. Shall Not Be Infringed.

        Says NOTHING about only if you are acceptable to whatever the local government thinks of you. Keep being fodder for any criminal or terrorist for all,the.right.reasons.


  14. cleo48 says:

    Get that Kenyan Muslim OUT of the White House

    1. Steve Thomas says:

      If only…
      He should have been impeached his first year in office. And would have been if the Repubs had a spine.

  15. annjo1 says:

    Just for anybody who might have poor guessing skills, couldn’t CBS tell us what kind of terrorists these were, what motivated them? Or is that still unknown?

  16. TroyGale says:

    And yet people, how many of you have written to your Congressmen and Senators letting them know you want to stop the influx of these Muslim animals? I’d be willing to bet that 10 or 20 thousand have done so. Our elected Representatives sit in D.C. and continue to do nothing to stop this stupidity. We citizens continue to sit on our collective Citizens’ Butts and do nothing.
    This means that more of this mayhem will be coming to a place near you. I pray to God that you are spared, you and your families.

  17. HeywoodJablowme says:

    And Obama and Hillary will bring in hundreds of thousands or more of these unknowns.

  18. knish123 says:

    MSNBC is saying it was the Swedish Chef & Miss Piggy.

  19. B DA Truth says:

    Bush fought them there so we didn’t have to fight them here, Obama Clinton brought them here to kill us.

    1. Scott in Phx says:

      Muslim immigration to the US increased after 9/11 under Bush.

      Yes, Obozo and Clinton are even worse but neither side is really serious about protecting the American people.

      I hope Trump is (and wins) but I’m not going to hold my breath.

      but here is the real way to fix the problem –


  20. Ralph says:

    We have to admit at least 100,000 more to prove that we’re not racists.

  21. occasionalcomment says:

    The current administration DISCOURAGES reporting people like this who are radicalizing, if they’re muslim. This man was KNOWN as a potential threat, but administration policy discarded evidence so as to cover up the fact that not only are its policies failing to protect Americans, but actually facilitating this type of attack. Voting for “Illary” is a continuation of this travesty. Read “See Something, Say Nothing” by Art Moore w/ Philip Haney, former Homeland Security officer.

  22. Miles Teg says:

    Lets all vote for Hilliary so she can import millions more of these terrorists, after all American citizens are just deplorable little people.

  23. Bob Liberty says:

    Gavin Newsom and his followers are using this attack to push for more gun control. Remember that when we are attacked the first reaction by liberals is to demand more gun control. It never works and makes all of us more vulnerable to violence. No on Prop 63! Sign the Gunmageddon petitions at your local Turners or Bass Pro Shops. Do it now! time is very short to get the new anti gun control proposition on the ballot.September 29th is the last day! Either act now or lose your gun rights one drip at a time.

    Vote NO on PROP 63!

  24. Josh Davis says:

    FTA: “One other very troubling detail: Police found a bag in the conference room that contained three pipe bombs. They didn’t realize the bag was there until about six hours after the shooting. Police believe those explosives were supposed to go off after first-responders reached the scene.”

    That’s some fine police work there Lou.

  25. Obama and Hillary said the Mormons were just as likely to be the organizers of this terrorist attack, as any Muslim.

  26. timefortrump says:

    What is truly disturbing is how many more Muslims just like this pair has Obama let into our country with open arms?

  27. MUSLIMS MUSTDIE! says:

    Time to start just KILLING Muslims wholesale and deporting them ALL back to their goat f*cking countries.

  28. wolfsgang says:

    “Diversity is Our Strempth!”

    Barack Obama

    1. Nbr1 says:

      “STRENGTH”. “Diversity is our STRENGTH”, please. Not “strempth”.

      And that’s typical obongo anti-America BS.

  29. Big Man says:

    Dirty Muslim fiends. They should all rot in hell.

  30. seanster77 says:

    But our president and administration are afraid to say it was an act of islamic terrorism. Pretty cowardly to not even be able to say what it was.

  31. urstrange says:

    The Muslim Bro in the DC Hood, squatting in the office of POTUS, had Lynch Em (unless they’re Muslim, black or DemocRATs) leave out the two MOST important details: 1. F**krook was an American citizen, born and raised in the US by his REFUGEE Islamic Muslim aka “MIslamic” parents, who not only obviously did not assimilate, but also for 28 years “home grew” an Islamic Terrorist. 2. His gun toting MIslamic Missus came over on a “wife visa”, which shows that entering our country that way is just as vetted as the 10,000+ ISIS-laced Syrian refugees that O.yesicandestroyAmerica has ushered into the US.

  32. Jimmy not THAT jimmy says:

    I had to read the story to recall which incident San Bernardino was again. It’s getting damn hard to keep the Islamist slaughters straight.

    1. Jim West says:

      Me too. Dec. 2, 2015 Christmas party for the local health department where the guy worked. He decided that this was the best place to stage a terror attack with his wife. 14 killed and 22 injured.

  33. sailordude says:

    The wife was good cover for him, check my six!

  34. William says:

    We are told these people are being vetted
    It would seem the only vetting going on is when they actually slaughter American Citizens in thir own home towns.
    But the Left, in their hatred of all things traditional and American, could care less if it means fundamentally transforming an America they hate.
    Despite what the Dem party says we ALL are Americans and Americans of all races and genders were killed.

  35. whirlwinder says:

    This is why we should get rid of all Islamic people from America. Their culture is alien to anything American. Their shariah law is the opposite of our Constitution. Their way of life is an abomination.

    1. William says:

      If you havnt noticed, its America, our history, Constitution and traditions that this Dem party wants to erase.
      So of course they would flood the USA with these people
      They hate us worse than they hate the Islamic savages

  36. Biffman says:

    More lies to cover up the original lies.

    Many eyewitnesses at the scene reported that there were three gunmen. All large muscular men dressed in swat-like outfits. Later this was changed to the usual “Muslim” patsies.
    Yet another false flag in order to advance the wars of Israel.

  37. Tamara says:

    Now they are martyrs.

    1. Jim West says:

      Not to the “sane”.

  38. Bob Enyart says:

    Does anyone know why the coroner hasn’t released the autopsies of the shooters? A Denver talk radio host has tried to get them from the coroner’s office but to no avail.

  39. Friedrich says:

    The brotherhood in Islam does not extend to everyone. The Quran (9:23) states that the believers should not take for friends and protectors (awlia) their fathers and brothers if they love Infidelity above Islam. In fact there are many verses that tell the Muslims to kill the unbelievers and be harsh to them. A clear example that Islam is not based on the Golden Rule is the verse (48:29): “Muhammad is the messenger of Allah; and those who are with him are strong against Unbelievers, (but) compassionate amongst each other.” This is the perfect definition of fascism.

    There are many other verses that show the brotherhood in Islam is not universal. The non believers have no rights and should not be treated in the same way that Muslims are to be treated. The entire Quran is a breach of the Golden Rule. The Quran tells Muslims to slay the unbelievers wherever they find them (2:191), do not befriend them (3:28), fight them and show them harshness (9:123), smite their heads (47:4), etc. Are these verses compatible with the Golden Rule?

    Islam may be the only doctrine, that calls upon its believers to do evil to others for the simple fact that they are not believers.

    I am willing to be educated —– where am I wrong? Please correct me with verses from the Quran in context of the general Faith ……..

  40. Notice how none of the family members of the terrorist, who knew what they were going to do, have been prosecuted or jailed.

  41. Citizen says:

    Europe, Germany, UK Sweden Belgium France is going the way of Iraq and Afghanistan, with weekly suicide bombings spreading death and destruction among the French people. Sarkozy is not going far enough. Islam has to be outlawed and all Muslims expelled. It is better that all the Muslims be thrown out of France than one Frenchman be murdered by a Muslim.
    Muslim violence is as obvious and predictable as seeing a line of thunderstorms and tornadoes approaching you on radar. You know it’s coming and you know the consequences will be devastating. Why would you ignore the warnings not take precautionary action?
    And for those who think that a certain number of violent deaths is acceptable in the name of globalism and ethnic diversity, may I suggest that you volunteer one of your own loved ones to be one of the dead rather than exposing the rest of us who reject your foolishness. It’s easy to espouse your self-righteous values when the consequences are borne by complete strangers and have no personal effect on you. Let’s see how diverse and globalist you are after you have buried your own children or spouse.
    And yes I know there will be those who will try to argue “well every time a non-Muslim kills someone, should we throw out all his kind too?” The obvious answer is that there is a difference between a murderous individual, and a murderous “religion” that promotes violence, and teaches, trains, and arms bands of killers.
    Inviting known killers into your home in the name of “fairness” and “diversity”…how foolish and twisted is that? The irony is that those who who want to bring thousands of Muslims into their countries believe that such diversity will promote world peace. How’s that going so far?

  42. Kill all known terrorists and their families. Deport anyone under suspicion.

  43. Jack Kennedy says:

    ahhh………..WORK PLACE VIOLENCE……………

    1. Jim West says:

      We sure have a lot of varieties of violence. Political, Islamic, ghetto, postal, wacko, gang, cartel, sexual, racial, illegal immigrant, fratricidal, mob, assassin, drunken, drug-related, road rage, robbery, jealousy, etc…

  44. Leave the borders open to people from Islamic terrorist nations, what could possibly go wrong? /sarc

  45. 3000K people would still be alive today, the WTC Twin Towers would still be standing, & we wouldn’t have spent trillions of dollars on a war that’s not over yet in Afghanistan if we didn’t let these people in. What ever happened to common sense?

  46. All the troops that have died & been maimed for life in Afghanistan wouldn’t have happened if we didn’t let Islamic terror nation imports in. Nobody would have died in the San Bernardino terror attack if we didn’t do that.

  47. These are Barack’s children.

  48. Greg Hazard says:

    Oh that Religion of Peace…….

  49. Islam What the West Needs to Know

    Ignorant people refuse to accept the fact that there are 100’s of millions of Muslims that have a favorable view of isis. Hence 100’s of millions of enemies of humanity.

  50. I was going to leave a reply in line with the rest of you but after reading yours I forgot what I was going to say. You guys are brutal and I love it.

  51. Boston Bob says:

    That woman is so ugly I wouldn’t touch her with a vaccinated crowbar.

  52. konc2 says:

    This horror is being brought to you by the “Hate America First” democrat party and the Muslim terrorist sympathizer in the white house, president shuck and jive. Thanks all you useful idiots who voted for these criminals twice.

  53. John Xonk says:

    This can’t be true, CA has very strict gun control laws and the guns these terrorists used are banned in CA. Obama, Hillary and Democrats wants these same CA gun control laws to be the laws of the land. You mean we are being lied too by Obama, Hillary and Democrats, that these same gun control laws don’t work because criminals and terrorists do not obey them? Trump 2016 and 2020!

  54. spawn44 says:

    The most disturbing fact in the democrats are doing everything possible to bring in as many of these people into the country who we don’t have a clue they will end up like these people.

  55. DanShays says:

    Did the report mention how several witnesses observed the suspicious activity of these individuals for months, but were afraid to report them out of fear of being called racists?

  56. VW says:

    The shortest path to concealed carry in California is a Recall Petition against your County Sherriff. Under existing law, a common sense, 2nd Amendment friendly Sherriff can make CCW permits, which are good state wide, available in your county on a reasonable basis.

  57. islam is a sick and evil death cult

  58. Unfortunately, California is toast no matter who wins the WH. You guys are beyond help. Get used to these attacks as long as progressives run the show.Your whole state is a soft target. Your gun rights are gone and the criminals rule.But thanks for all the industry that has fled your failed socialist state.

  59. John Sandhofner says:

    ‘The report revealed that three mystery people tried to rush the two terrorists – but these heroes were gunned down.” That was very commendable of these three to have the courage to attempt this. Now image that same courage but with one or more of them with a gun in their hand. Lack of courage is usually the reason that shooters like this are not stopped by those involved. In this case there was a show of courage but a lack of means to effectively deal with the situation. Liberals, you are foolish to continually demand that honest, law-biding citizens not be allowed to carry guns. Your paranoia about the few bad players blinds you to the good that can occur.

  60. Dave Thomas says:

    Another murderous episode in the disgraceful history of Muslim culture.

  61. These trash shot up an office Christmas party. Merry Christmas, you infidels!

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