Mother Texts Family After San Bernardino Mass Killing: ‘Love You Guys. Was Shot.’

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By all accounts, Wednesday should have been a day of celebration for Julie Swann-Paez. The inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Health walked into the Christmas party at the Inland Regional Center ready to receive an employee of the year award.

Then the morning turned into a nightmare.

Shooters stormed into the room, opening fire on Swann-Paez and her coworkers. She was hit at least twice, according to her children.

“Love you guys,” she said in a group text message to her family. “Was shot.”

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