Scenes of “unspeakable” carnage has been spoken of by one of the first police to respond to Wednesday’s deadly shooting at a social service centre in California.
Lt Mike Madden said he and officers who arrived later saw dead bodies and had to pass injured people as they tried to “engage the shooters”.
Officials say a husband and wife shot dead 14 people and wounded 21 in the city of San Bernardino on Wednesday.
Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout.
Bomb equipment, weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition were later found in the attackers’ home.
The authorities have still not found a motive for the attack.