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.

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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.”

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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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