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Cruz says California shooting may be act of Islamic terror

San Bernardino Shooting
Posted at 10:25 AM, Dec 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-03 05:31:38-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says he's worried that the mass shooting in California may be an act of what he's calling "Islamic terrorism."

The Texas senator made the comment Thursday in Washington at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition.

His appearance began with a moment of silence for the victims of the attack in San Bernardino that left 14 people dead and many others wounded.

Cruz told the crowd of Jewish activists that "all of us are deeply concerned that this is yet another manifestation of terrorism, radical Islamic terrorism here at home."

The FBI has said it's investigating several possible motives, including workplace violence and terrorism.