WASHINGTON (CBSLA.com/AP) — President Barack Obama has been brought up to date on the shooting at a San Bernardino social services center.

The White House says he was briefed by his homeland security adviser, Lisa Monaco, and has asked to be kept informed as the situation develops.

In an interview with CBS News, Obama said, “We have a pattern now of mass shootings in the country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world.”

Authorities say multiple people were shot Wednesday at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Police were searching for one or more gunmen.

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