SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Officials have confirmed the black Ford Expedition SUV suspects used in the San Bernardino mass shooting Wednesday had Utah license plates, however, the vehicle was rented in California days before the incident.
The shootings in San Bernardino were originally thought to have a possible Utah connection after it was reported the black SUV had Utah license plates.
The SUV is the suspected getaway car used by Syed R. Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, whom police said they believe opened fire inside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, which left 14 dead and 17 wounded.
The pair later led police on a car chase that ended in a shootout. Both were subsequently killed.
Thursday morning, California law enforcement confirmed the vehicle did have Utah tags, but that the vehicle was rented in California days before the shooting.
Ed. Correction: Updated to reflect one shooter was female.
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