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The Latest: California Shooting Victims Range in Age from 26 to 60

San Bernardino shooting
Posted at 1:11 PM, Dec 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-03 18:56:05-05

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- The latest on the mass shooting at a social services facility in San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan led the press conference that was held Thursday afternoon. 

San Bernardino County authorities have released the names of the 14 people shot and killed during a health department party.

The eight men and six women were from Southern California and ranged in age from 26 to 60. They are:

- Robert Adams, 40, of Yucaipa.

- Isaac Amanios, 60, of Fontana.

- Bennetta Bet-Badal, 46, of Rialto.

- Harry Bowman, 46, of Upland.

- Sierra Clayborn, 27, of Moreno Valley.

- Juan Espinoza, 50, of Highland.

- Aurora Godoy, 26, of San Jacinto.

- Shannon Johnson, 45, of Los Angeles.

- Larry Kaufman, 42, of Rialto.

- Damian Meins, 58, of Riverside.

- Tin Nguyen, 31, of Santa Ana.

- Nicholas Thalasinos, 52, of Colton.

- Yvette Velasco, 27, of Fontana.

- Michael Wetzel, 37, of Lake Arrowhead.

Police say the attackers who killed 14 people at a banquet in Southern California had more than 1,600 bullets with them when they were gunned down in their SUV.

Burguan said at the news conference 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 Syed Farook and his wife sprayed the room at a social service center in San Bernardino 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.

Two brothers who attended the same Southern California mosque as Syed Rizwan Farook say he was a devout Muslim who showed up to pray every day before he abruptly stopped three weeks ago.

Nizaam Ali and Rahemaan Ali said Thursday that he had been a constant presence at the mosque for two years and had recently memorized the Quran.

The mosque, Dar Al Uloom Al Islamiyah, is in San Bernardino, the same city where Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, opened fire at a holiday party Wednesday. They later died in a gunfight with police.

The brothers remember Farook saying last year that he was traveling to Saudi Arabia to get married and that he had met his Pakistani bride online.

Rahemaan Ali says Farook seemed happy and his usual self when they last saw him. Both brothers say they never saw anything that would lead them to think he was capable of violence.