- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 2, 2015

According to multiple news outlets late Wednesday, police named a second suspect in the San Bernardino shootings, but the reports were retracted.

The reports in Fox News, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Los Angeles Times, Mediaite and elsewhere named a 28-year-old Qatari citizen, Tayyeep bin Ardogan, as the second suspect.

However, Rick Serrano, a Los Angeles Times reporter who had tweeted the name, later deleted his tweet and said it appeared to be a hoax.

“SB police clarifying that 2nd name was not released by them. Appears now to be a hoax. We are disregarding,” Mr. Serrano tweeted.

Other outlets also altered their stories.

• Victor Morton can be reached at vmorton@washingtontimes.com.

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