The family of the suspected shooters in Wednesday's deadly rampage in San Bernardino, California, said they had no idea that the couple were aggressive or had extreme religious views, the family's attorneys said today.
The family of Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, who were killed by police in a shootout after their deadly attack, "were totally shocked" by the couple's actions, Farook family attorney David Chesley said at a news conference.
"None of the family members had any idea that this was going to take place," said Chesley, adding that when the family got word of the shooting, they were worried about the couple's health and safety.
Farook was isolated and introverted, with very few friends, Chesley said.
But he also said there's been no "clear smoking gun evidence" that Farook and Malik were a part of any particular terror cell or group.
Malik, 29, who is from Pakistan but had lived in Saudi Arabia, came to the U.S. last summer on a "fianc