Dad Reads Texts From Daughter in Building During San Bernardino Shooting


In the midst of Wednesday morning’s mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, The Associated Press shared the video below of a man named Terry Pettit, whose daughter was at the scene. The Inland Regional Center provides services to people with developmental disabilities, and just after 11 a.m. PST Wednesday, three masked gunmen reportedly opened fire in the building’s conference center. At least 14 people are dead and at least 17 are injured, according to the Los Angeles Times.

As Pettit read his daughter’s texts to the AP reporter, he broke down into tears.

More on the San Bernardino shooting:
– Live updates
– The Shooting at Inland Regional Center: A Parent’s Thoughts
– How to Help Anxious Kids When Bad Things Happen
Politicians Tweet Responses to San Bernardino Shooting
Video From Inside Building at San Bernardino Shooting


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