San Bernardino Shooting Leaves 8 Wounded, 2 Critically

September 3, 2018 Updated: September 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES—Eight people were shot at a San Bernardino, California, apartment complex, including two who were hospitalized in critical condition, police said Sept. 3.

Police in the Southern California city were unsure what motivated the shooting late Sept. 2 in an outdoor common area, San Bernardino police spokesman Capt. Richard Lawhead said.

“Right now, nobody is cooperating and providing us with the information we need to help us locate a suspect or what led to the shooting or anything else,” Lawhead said in a telephone interview.

A 17-year-old boy was one of two people in extremely critical condition, Lawhead said. The conditions of the six others weren’t immediately known.

While police initially said 10 people had been hit by gunfire, Lawson said that was because of conflicting reports.

The shooting happened during a hot Labor Day weekend in San Bernardino, a city of more than 216,000 residents about 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

San Bernardino was the scene of a 2015 mass shooting in which a husband and wife killed 14 people and wounded 22 others before police shot the couple to death. The couple was inspired by Islamic extremists, authorities said. There was no indication that the weekend gunfire was in any way connected to the 2015 shooting.

Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis. Additional reporting by Rich McKay in Atlanta; editing by Frank McGurty and Jonathan Oatis.