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FBI: Shooters radicalized at least 2 years ago

Posted at 11:06 AM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 11:06:45-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013.

Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, were radicalized even before they met online.

The couple wed last year.

Comey also said the couple was inspired by foreign terror organizations and described them as "homegrown violent extremists."

He said the investigation is continuing.