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Officials: San Bernardino shooter apparently radicalized, in touch with terror subjects

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

By Greg Botelho, Kyung Lah and Ben Brumfield, CNN

Updated 1:01 PM ET, Thu December 3, 2015 | Video Source: CNN

San Bernardino, California (CNN)[Breaking news update at 12:59 p.m. ET]

The San Bernardino massacre shooters had extensive amounts of ammunition and in their home at the time they were killed in a shootout with police, the city’s police chief said Thursday.

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said that Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, fired between 65 and 75 rifle rounds during the shooting at a county health department holiday party, then unloaded about that number in a later confrontation with police.

Fourteen died in the holiday party carnage and 21 more were wounded, according to Burguan. He said two police officers suffered injuries in the subsequent shootout.

Authorities later found thousands more rounds of ammunition at the couple’s residence, 12 pipe bombs and hundreds of tools that “could be used to construct IEDs or pipe bombs,” the chief said.

Burguan said “we still don’t have a motive,” but speculated that the couple may have been planning more carnage.

“They were equipped … and they could have done another attack,” the chief said.