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US attorney: Man who bought guns used in San Bernardino attack charged with terrorism counts

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office says a man who bought the guns used in a deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. has been charged with terrorism. 

A friend of one of  the killers allegedly supplied two of the guns used during the brutal Dec. 2 attack. 

Sources told CNN that federal prosecutors planned to file the charges against Enrique Marquez, the friend and former neighbor the Syed Farook -- one of the attackers. 

The charges are based partly on allegations that Marquez purchased two of the rifles used in the Dec. 2 attack that left 14 people dead.  

"If he is telling investigators that he purchased these weapons because he felt that if Farook did it would draw attention or that he couldn't pass the background check, he is essentially a straw purchaser," Rep. Adam Schiff (D - Ranking member, Intelligence Committee).

Marquez has told investigators that he had no prior knowledge of the attack, but he admitted to purchasing the two AR-15's and plotting a 2012 attack with Farook that they did not carry out.    

President Obama received an update on the San Bernardino investigation and told Americans that, at the moment, there is no specific or credible information about another attack -- but urged vigilance. 

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